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Re: [ 100058 ] 1.4 - $buildir-path may not contain "~"

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: [ 100058 ] 1.4 - $buildir-path may not contain "~"
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2001 08:29:08 -0700

Guido Draheim wrote:
> Bruce Korb wrote:
> > So, we should make the fix you suggest using the timing
> > Gary talks of and our customers would still be advised
> > against using non-POSIX characters in their path names  :-).
> >
> *grin* welcome mac-os-x to the posix world....
> Well, you just don't always have the choice to control the
> path up to your project directory. [....]
> It should be up to the autotools to
> be modest, make wise choices in problematic areas, and
> document any different behaviour that may let people stumble
> later on. Yes, it would make libtool to be easier to maintain
> if users, systems and admins out there would not be that
> crazy as they sometimes are ;-)

I think we are in vehement agreement.  I am only saying,
if you use non-POSIX characters in your paths, don't get
real surprised to find that something breaks.  Yeah, it
needs fixing, but just don't be surprised.

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