Subject: Re: Repetative OWN_DIRS_PERMS
To: Timothy A. Musson <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/18/2003 07:20:10
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 04:55:01PM -0400, Timothy A. Musson wrote:

> >Which problem are you exactly trying to solve?  Avoiding repeated
> directories?
> >If so, just sort(1) the list and then use uniq(1) on the results.
> >
> Or use "sort -u" to do them both at once.

the bmake :O (order words alphabetically) and :u (remove adjacent
duplicate words) modifiers can be used to do the same thing, too.