Subject: Re: Nuking install_sh=... and friends
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/02/2007 15:50:24
On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 04:09:28PM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> The code in pkgsrc for install_sh was originally motivated by concerns
> for Interix, which needed directories to be created with mode 0775.
> Instead of generating a separate script just for install-sh in the
> tools directory and passing a defintion for install_sh to the GNU
> configure script, it's far simpler to just replace the broken install-sh
> in most distributions with one that works correctly.
> The attached patch does the following:

Can you please commit this patch and the news/inn patch? If someone can
confirm that the patch doesn't break news/inn, we can and should pull
this up.