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Re: problem with tumme.el

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: problem with tumme.el
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 09:00:03 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

>> > The problem is that the ">" fails if the file already exists.
>> >
>> > So I made a change to "tumme-rotate-original" that checks if that
>> > file is there and deletes it before running the current rotate
>> > command.
>> Really strange. I rotate images all the time with tumme and I have
>> never seen this problem. Normally ">" has no problem overwriting old
>> files.

> twurgl probably uses a csh variant and has set noclobber while you don't.

But tumme should not be using the user's login shell (especially since it
may be anything, including Emacs).  It should use /bin/sh regardless.  So it
doesn't really explain it.


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