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Re: Fw: bug in texi2dvi, and hack patch

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: Fw: bug in texi2dvi, and hack patch
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 16:29:27 +0100
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On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 10:11:48AM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Perhaps texi2dvi could use
>             test -x tex && ! test -d tex
> I did this, except I used test ! -d instead of ! test -d.  I am under
> the impression that there are still active systems (Solaris 2.7?) where
> /bin/sh doesn't do !.  Is that wrong?  Maybe it was just SunOS 4.

yes, I have made a mistake.  The autoconf manual says that you cannot
use ! , but it doesn't mention any system.  It also says you cannot use
`test !' within an if, again without mentioning any system.

Se my todays post to autoconf list, under the subject
        AS_EXECUTABLE_P again

Have a nice day,

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