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Re: [PATCH] simplify installation rules, using new Automake

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] simplify installation rules, using new Automake
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 00:19:13 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Jim Meyering wrote on Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 08:14:38PM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > I wasn't sure why you needed the special-casing for '['.
> > Which shell has problems with it?  The commit which adds the
> Hmm... I think the need to special case "[" dates back
> farther than that relatively recent change.
> It could be (in spite of the comment) that the culprit was
> not a shell, but rather some vendor version of make.
> Or maybe there's no problem at all ;-)
> Anyhow, this looks like a fine improvement.
> And I'll probably apply as-is.
> If there's a problem with `[', it won't be on a
> main-stream target and we'll deal with it.

I would be interested in knowing about such a failure,
so I'd appreciate a Cc: then.

I've tried finding out more with 'git log -S', but it's not
easy to come up with a good search string ...


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