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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 74ab488: Check exit statuses in lib-src/Makefil

From: chad
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 74ab488: Check exit statuses in lib-src/Makefile
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:50:18 -0800

> On 22 Jan 2015, at 10:18, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 'rm -f FOO' succeeds if FOO already does not exist.  So if 'rm -f FOO' 
>> fails, 'make clean' did not work and most likely FOO still exists, and 
>> the situation requires manual attention.
> OK, but are we sure "rm -f FOO" behaves like described above on all
> supported Posix platforms?  How about OS X or some *BSD?

FWIW, I can verify that it does behave that way on OS X.


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