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Re: how to detect broken install-sh?

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: how to detect broken install-sh?
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 16:00:48 -0500 (CDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.01 (GSO 1266 2009-07-14)

On Sun, 27 Sep 2009, Robert Collins wrote:

I suggest dropping install-sh completely except for the coreutils
package. coreutils is very portable, so its not unreasonable to require
that it is installed to locally build and install other packages.
coreutils of course cannot depend on itself being installed. A more

This seems like a pretty unreasonable requirement to me. The install-sh strategy has been working for quite a long time with hardly any complaint until today.

Bob Friesenhahn
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,

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