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Re: AS_MKDIR_P bug/patch

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: AS_MKDIR_P bug/patch
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 13:11:11 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> @@ -690,6 +690,7 @@ m4_defun([_AS_MKDIR_P_PREPARE],
>  [if mkdir -p . 2>/dev/null; then
>    as_mkdir_p=:
>  else
> +  rm -fr ./-p

IMHO using rmdir here has less change of destoying a pre-existing
directory (and if it's created by mkdir it should be empty anyway).


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