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Re: [GNU Autoconf 2.60] testsuite: 3 120 failed

From: Peter O'Gorman
Subject: Re: [GNU Autoconf 2.60] testsuite: 3 120 failed
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 21:18:56 +0900

[cutting autoconf-patches list]
On Feb 11, 2007, at 6:33 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

OK to apply?

+# Cheap backport of AS_EXECUTABLE_P and required macros
+# from Autoconf 2.59; we should not use $as_executable_p directly.
+# ----------------
+[as_executable_p="test -f"

Hi Ralf,

Could we test if test -x works and use that? I know that this is barely used, but it bugs me that test -f does not test for the executable bit :)

I think autoconf has this:

if test -x / >/dev/null 2>&1; then
   as_executable_p='test -x'
  as_executable_p='test -f'


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