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bug#10819: [BUG][RM]

From: Philip Rowlands
Subject: bug#10819: [BUG][RM]
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:15:14 +0000
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On 16/02/2012 18:58, Eric Blake wrote:

so that we could simplify a bunch of automake recipes); but a more extensive
probing is needed in this matter I guess.  And if you are right (as I hope),
then this 'rm' feature could be documented in the Autoconf manual.

Yep, I think that's appropriate, as it is unlikely that we will come up
with any counterexamples any time soon.

As the now-POSIX-infringing behaviour is simple to detect, couldn't automake detect it early and die with a helpful message, or is that contrary to its philosophy?


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