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Re: findutils on interix

From: Markus Duft
Subject: Re: findutils on interix
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 07:59:20 +0200
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On 05/27/11 00:08, James Youngman wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 05/26/2011 01:10 AM, Markus Duft wrote:
>>>> 2. modify the configure script to refuse to build findutils at all on
>>>> Interix unless suacomp is installed [i.e. "make things worse"].
>>> I'd be more for 2, as i'm currently contaminating a whole lot of packages 
>>> with suacomp anyway (gnulib, coreutils, etc.).
>> I would also strongly favor option 2, since gnulib recently documented
>> that it will only target Interix with suacomp installed:
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2011-05/msg00368.html
>> In other words, suacomp is not deemed a burden for that platform, and
>> Interix without suacomp is unsupported by the very gnulib code you are
>> trying to use to work around Interix deficiencies.
> OK, well, if some gnulib-generated configure script enforces this
> constraint (no gnulib without suacomp) then there's almost nothing to
> on the findutils side apart from revert
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/findutils.git/commit/?id=107af5aa0cd8cb6551e12c3ed0c21066f0fbd19f,
> right?

right, that'd be great. now suacomp takes the work :)

thanks very much, and apologies for bringing the work up in the first place... 

> James.

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