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Re: AC_PROG_LN_S limitation

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: AC_PROG_LN_S limitation
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2011 22:21:29 +0100

Hi Paul, just a minor nit ...

On 12/26/2011 09:38 AM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 12/26/11 00:02, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>> Can this be documented, please?  Or what about making AC_PROG_LN_S
>> work for directories also by falling back to `cp -pr'?
> The latter sounds better to me, though we need to use -R not -r for
> better portability.  Thanks for reporting the problem.
> I pushed this into the Autoconf trunk:
> AS_LN_S: fall back on 'cp -pR' (not 'cp -p') if 'ln -s' fails
> This works better for symlinks to directories.
> Problem reported by Eli Zaretskii via Werner Lemberg in
> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-autoconf/2011-12/msg00006.html>.
> * NEWS:
Forgotten a trailing "Update" here?  And ditto in the ChangeLog entry.


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