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Re: hp-ux 11.11 lib-src/Makefile cp fails due to identical files


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: hp-ux 11.11 lib-src/Makefile cp fails due to identical files
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 19:47:03 +0300

> Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 17:06:23 +0200
> From: "WAROQUIERS Philippe" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> 
> >Does it help to prepend "-" to the offending command, i.e.
> >
> > rcs2log: $(srcdir)/rcs2log
> >     -cp -p $(srcdir)/rcs2log rcs2log
> When I put the -, then the command still fails,
> but the make output tells the exit code 1 is ignored

And that's okay, since in this particular case the file rcs2log
already exists in that directory.

> Of course, it stops then on the next cp command with
> similar problem (e.g. vcdiff and others have the same
> problem).

Well, they all should use this technique.

Thanks for testing this.




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