Subject: Re: Unpriviledged installs (was Re: CVS commit: sharesrc)
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/15/1999 22:54:43
In article <>,
Michael Richardson <> wrote:
>  This is a mistake. What is the intended purpose of ${RENAME}, btw.

     -r	Install to a temporary file and then rename the file to its final
	destination name. This can be used for precious files, to avoid
	truncation of the original when error conditions (filesystem full
	etc.) occur.

It should be made the default actually.