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Re: PING [4.1 regression, patch] build i686-pc-mingw32
On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 10:10:03PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 04:21:04PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> >On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 04:14:04PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>Ok. Given that 'cp' was an acceptable fallback in the original version
> >>of the above script, I wonder why 'cp' wasn't used instead of creating
> >>a shell script wrapper.
> >Because it is desirable to leave the tools where they were:
> Except that "cp" is already used as a fallback for when "ln" doesn't
> work. If the tool is likely not to work after a "cp" then shouldn't the
> fallback condition be to always create a shell script (or .bat file)?
That's basically what it does now; the only case which uses ln || cp is
for tools in the build directory, in which case they obviously are not
in their install location.