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Re: automake 1.4 : --copy problem?

From: Gary V . Vaughan
Subject: Re: automake 1.4 : --copy problem?
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 18:53:43 +0100

On Tuesday 26 June 2001 10:34 am, David Lee wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
> > This is a long standing bug that has been fixed in release versions since
> > automake-1.4-p1.  You can always find the latest automake release at
> > or any of the gnu mirrors.
> Many thanks for your reply, which is appreciated.
> I realise this bug won't affect end-users, who won't see automake.  But
> some of the developers are (understandably) a little concerned about the
> message.  They are working on "fixed" systems; upgrade to later versions
> of automake may be impractical (unless of "strategic" importance).
> So could you confirm:
> 1. that this "bug" is basically usually harmless (indeed, is expected);
> 2. the action (copying those files into place) is actually successful;
> 3. its success can be confirmed by repeating the command, which should
>    produce no errors.

Yup, I can confirm all 3.

> Might you have some sort of statement in existence that we could beg,
> steal or borrow, to reassure developers on our project?

Not here, sorry.

> Many thanks again.

You're welcome,
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