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Does coreutils-6.7 'mv' support MacOSX/XCode 'MvMac' tool?

From: sci-fi
Subject: Does coreutils-6.7 'mv' support MacOSX/XCode 'MvMac' tool?
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 12:00:53 -0600
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I've been running coreutils-6.7 on Darwin/MacOSX 10.4.8 ever
since it went final.  The "make check" tests that failed
probably can be explained.  Haven't seen any real problems, but
all I usually do is lots of builds of other open projects and
trying to keep up with the updates.  ;)

But I wonder about this blurb from "man MvMac":

As of Mac OS X 10.4, the mv command preserves metadata and resource forks
of files on Extended HFS volumes, so it can be used in place of MvMac.
The MvMac command will be deprecated in future versions of Mac OS X.

Are these changes inside the coreutils code already (has Apple
submitted them up-stream and accepted)?  If not, what should we
do to get ready for possibly Leopard and/or future XCodes
ditching them?

btw MvMac and CpMac are found in the /Developer/Tools path
(XCode 2.4.1 is the latest as I type & send this note; its
installer will place man-pages into the regular /usr locations).

also btw I can never afford a $pay-for$ ADC account (and never
mind those 'dmg's being posted in certain places), so I have no
idea what Leopard's state is ... Apple certainly is being
tight-lipped about most of it.  :(



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