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Re: new module fchdir

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: new module fchdir
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 10:03:52 -0800
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Matthew Woehlke <address@hidden> writes:

> Bruno Haible wrote:
>> Following Jim's and Paul's ideas for portability of the coreutils to
>> BeOS, Woe32 and DJGPP, which all lack an fchdir(), here is a first working
>> fchdir module.
> And the infamous NSK! Thanks a ton, you beat me too it! Guess I can
> throw out my work-in-progress implementation now. :-)
>> If you want to test this with coreutils, you need to add fchdir to the
>> module list, use --avoid=canonicalize-lgpl, and drop the fchdir-stub.c.
> So far I've only built release tarballs of coreutils, so... anyone
> have more detailed instructions on how I would do that? :-)

Check out coreutils from CVS.

Remove all references to fchdir-stub.c from coreutils (use grep -r
to find them).

Add fchdir to the module list in bootstrap.conf.

I don't know what --avoid=canonicalize-lgpl is for.  Perhaps you can
omit it.

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