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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] 1.3: fix for broken binbuild.sh on Cygwin 1.x platform
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2001 17:01:53 GMT
From: "Stipe Tolj" <tolj@wapme-systems.de>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 11:38 AM


> First of all, of course all unix brands use install.sh (I knot that).
> Second, Cygwin gives boolean TRUE for both if checks, that means for
> if [ -f httpd ] _and_ [ -f httpd.exe ], even while there resists
> _only_ httpd.exe in that dir.
> 
> So following current install.sh we do _not_ get the extension set to
> ".exe", fine so long.
> 
> Now the copy facility tries to copy httpd and _not_ httpd.exe, this
> fails!!! because there is no httpd.
> 
> AFAIK, Cygwin is the _only_ OS which fits these two conditions:
> 
>   1) if a Win32 system, so produces httpd.exe
>   2) is the _only_ Win32 system running install.sh
> 
> so it is obvious that the proposed change has no impact on other unix
> or even the Win32 (which does not use install.sh at all).

Please don't make the assumption that non-cygwin ports will never use
install.sh.

Why do we find 'httpd' and 'httpd.exe'?  That's where I get confused.

Bill


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