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Re: [patch] mkinstalldirs used conditionally

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: [patch] mkinstalldirs used conditionally
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 18:05:31 +0100
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>>> "Akim" == Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:
 Akim> IMHO, this is obfuscating the code.  The real means (again, IMHO) to
 Akim> address this issue should be to use an install-sh which creates the
 Akim> directories and their parents when needed.

 Akim> It simplifies the code, addresses your issue, and also guarantees that
 Akim> in the future, all such targets will behave as you suggest.

 Akim> Would you contribute the AC_PROG_INSTALL macro and install-sh updates?

AFAICT install-sh already does this.  This is why we use it to
install nobase_ files.

Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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