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Re: [PATCH]: Change gnulib-tool to support NetBSD's join

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: Change gnulib-tool to support NetBSD's join
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 10:19:29 -0600
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On 04/27/2011 09:23 AM, J.T. Conklin wrote:
> For backwards compatibility, the 4.4BSD join used by NetBSD supports a
> "-a" option as if it was "-a 1 -a 2".  Unfortunately, this was done in
> such a way that "-a 1" and "-a 2" need to be passed as "-a1" or "-a2".

Thanks.  That's a violation of POSIX; have you reported it to the NetBSD
folks?  Meanwhile, we should document it in the autoconf manual [hence
the added cc].

At any rate, your patch makes sense, so I've applied it.  I added (tiny
change) in the ChangeLog, to indicate that this patch was trivial enough
to not need copyright assignment on file.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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