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Re: branch 2.0, make install DESTDIR=

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: branch 2.0, make install DESTDIR=
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 15:43:34 +0200
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Hi Peter,

Sorry for the late response.

Peter O'Gorman writes:
> Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> |
> | OK.  Does `id -u' tell you whether you are SYSTEM (id 0?) or not?
> | What would be an appropriate solution for cygwin?
> Perhaps instead of going through hoops here we need to rethink the whole
> idea of using tar to keep the timestamps accurate. Maybe using one of the
> other ideas in the original report?

Very good idea, actually.  IMHO.  I vote for explicit ordered list of
files to install (which then could be fed to $(INSTALL_DATA), too).
Will propose a patch to this end after testing.


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