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Re: [PATCH] Fix some failing tests in BSD systems

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix some failing tests in BSD systems
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 13:48:35 -0500
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>> It only causes a slight cosmetic problem, which should be fixed whenever
>> they fix the bug, without needing any code change from our side.
> AFAIK Apple tries very hard to avoid updating to the latest versions of
> Unixy tools.

AFAIK what they avoid like the plague is GPLv3, so they stick to the
last release of GNU tools that used GPLv2 (and/or switch to tools using
non-copyleft licenses, like their switch from bash to zsh).


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