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Re: [Bug-tar] 1.23: link -> ln in tests?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] 1.23: link -> ln in tests?
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:18:52 -0600
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On 03/25/2010 09:46 AM, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> For 1.23, the link02 and link03 regression tests misleadingly fail
> on OpenBSD, because that platform doesn't provide a link(8) command.
> Is there a good reason not to use ln(1)?

POSIX requires both ln(1) and link(1), so that is a bug in OpenBSD if
they are trying to claim POSIX compliance; but your fix looks correct to me.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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