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Re: Cygwin and config.nice

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2006-06-15 22:27:11 CEST

On 6/13/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> Ah, thanks for explaining that - I hadn't noticed that it moved the
> old config.nice out the way first (and that also explains the failure
> I found - I used a config.nice generated by r19919 with a pre-19919 tree).

I am -1 on the portion of this change that creates a config.nice.old
in the build directory.

> Do you think we should add a comment to document the reason that we're
> moving the old config.nice out of the way first? It's not immediately
> obvious that we're doing it to appease Cygwin.

I don't care about cygwin - but we shouldn't be adding turds to the
build system to work around a buggy OS. If you must have that file
present on cygwin - fine, but it shouldn't be present anywhere else.
-- justin

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