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Re: AM_PROG_MKDIR_P overcautious?

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: AM_PROG_MKDIR_P overcautious?
Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2005 10:58:38 +0200
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Hello Alexandre,

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 10:09:54AM +0200, Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:
> OK.  Let's just fix the comment then.

thank you for resolving that.

I think the last part of your patch should be reverted, though:

>    # On NextStep and OpenStep, the `mkdir' command does not
>    # recognize any option.  It will interpret all options as
> -  # directories to create, and then abort because `.' already
> -  # exists.
> +  # directories to create.

If mkdir doesn't recognize -p, it fails because `.' already exists.
And the code relies on that failure.

Have a nice day,

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