Subject: Re: install(1) only copies with -c
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 12/29/2003 12:53:26
"Bruce J.A. Nourish" wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 09:12:30PM -0500, Perry E.Metzger wrote:
> > Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I guess "annoyingly incompatible" could have been applied to OpenBSD in
> > > '96 but yes we are now the odd ones out when it comes to this behaviour.
> > > I can't think of any situation where the default behaviour of removing
> > > the file is actually useful and wouldn't mind if we made copying the
> > > file instead of removing it the default.
> > If we are to make such a change, we should endeavor to be as
> > compatible as possible in our options and behavior with the new
> > "standard" way of doing things.
> I've submitted running code in bin/23874. Perhaps this could be applied?
Looks good, but I'll go one step further and remove the "docopy"
Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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