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Re: svn commit: r20632 - trunk/build/ac-macros

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-13 20:50:31 CEST

maxb@tigris.org writes:

> + # This little dance satisfies Cygwin, which cannot overwrite in-use files.
> + if test -f "$1"; then
> + mv "$1" "$1.old"
> + rm -f "$1.old"
> + fi

I don't understand that, should the comment say "delete" instead of
"overwrite"? I'm surprised that mv/rm works if plain rm fails!

-- 
Philip Martin
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