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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr CHANGES apr-config.in
Date Wed, 01 Sep 2004 10:45:22 GMT
On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 11:19:53PM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On Wednesday, September 1, 2004 7:15 AM +0100 Joe Orton 
> <jorton@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> >This has broken the build on the various Linuxes that have a readlink
> >that doesn't support -f.  I'll backport the proper fixes for this stuff
> >from HEAD.
> 
> Oh, that sucks.  Sorry.  Out of curiosity, when was 'readlink -f' 
> introduced? Both Debian and RHEL have it (that's all I have access to).

It looks like RHL9 and later, where /usr/bin/readlink is the GNU
coreutils implementation, which does support -f and -n.  In earlier
releases readlink was part of the teTeX package, strangely.

joe

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