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Re: wrappers vs. -I, was: Re: error building pkgsrc/graphics/netpbm on OS X

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 09:07:14PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 10:06:53PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>  >> Does anyone feel like committing this (or fixing this funny
>  >> behaviour in some other way)? Diff is appended below.
>  > 
>  > OK, let's ask the other way 'round:
>  > Any objections to committing the patch below?
> Assuming the -P option of pwd means what it does elsewhere, that
> meaning can be summarized as "please work properly" so that seems like
> a fine thing.

I disagree with that assessment. The problem is that it is too general
and can break some natural things. E.g.
        test $(pwd -P) = $(cd $(pwd -P)/foo && cd .. && pwd -P)
is not invariant any longer.

> not sure if it's a good idea during the freeze though.

Certainly not.


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