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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/build config-stubs
Date Sun, 31 Dec 2000 00:36:08 GMT
On Sat, Dec 30, 2000 at 03:02:38PM -0800, wrote:
> > > Small problem with that.  It forces us to use config0.m4 for the basic
> > > config.m4 files, i.e. those which should be first.  That is one of the
> > > things I was trying to avoid doing.
> > 
> > config.m4 sorts before config##.m4  ... ord('.') < ord('0')
> > 
> > We don't need to put any switches on the sort, which should help with
> > portability.
> take a look at the script again please.  We can't just sort on config*.m4,
> because the path gets in the way.  We also don't know how many elements
> are in the path, so we can't just use -k to specify a specific path
> element.  For that reason, we re-arrange the path elements to be:
> config*.m4/path/to/file
> Then we sort, and then we re-order it back.  Because of that, we can't
> just use sort.  However, sort -n -b works just fine.

I mean "plain sort [with the path rearrangement]". I figured this out
back in July... I know the path gets in the way.

The point is that -n -b is superfluous, so they can be axed to ensure that
we don't hit any portability issues.


Greg Stein,

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