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Re: Configure error (objcopy)

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Configure error (objcopy)
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 12:27:46 +0900
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At 04 Sep 2002 21:31:27 -0400,
Neal H. Walfield wrote:
> No.  My point is that your original statement is invalid: we do not
> "just" support systems which conform to the Single Unix Specification
> nor do we assume that "standard programs" such as echo and touch work
> in any expected fashion by default.

Ah, I understand that you were talking about a thing different from
mine. I just wanted to insist on how essential cmp is.

BTW, I don't think your statement is correct, either. "any expected
fashion" is exaggerated. For instance, you should be able to expect
that "echo Done." will print "Done.\n".

> As for adding a working around for this system, I am indifferent: you
> are the maintainer.

I'd like to hear your honest opinion. Note that I'm the maintainer but
not a dictator.


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