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Re: boost macros use non-portable tac

From: Peter Johansson
Subject: Re: boost macros use non-portable tac
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 08:54:08 +1000
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On 09/27/2012 07:26 AM, Peter Simons wrote:
Hi Peter,

 > IIUC, 'tac' was introduced to reverse the order of the output from
 > 'ls', and I'm thinking that just replacing 'ls' with 'ls -r' would
 > suffice, or am I missing something?

well, if '-r' is a sufficiently well supported option to 'ls', then it
sure is an alternative to 'tac'. Would you like to prepare a patch to
make that change?
According to Autoconf manual

"portable options are -acdilrtu".

I'm happy to prepare a patch. Give me a few days or so.


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