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From:
Eric Wilhelm
Date:
April 22, 2007 16:15
Subject:
'Build' ne 'build'
Message ID:
200704221614.56072.ewilhelm@cpan.org
But of course, I guess I shouldn't expect either of the two (supposedly) 
most popular operating systems in the world to understand that.

I'm a bit angry at both windows and mac for plenty of other reasons 
right now, so my proposed solution involves anything with a proprietary 
operating system getting chucked out of a very high window in a sort of 
splattery, splintery contest of recycling frenzy.

If anyone is in a more forgiving mood, it might be interesting to ponder 
what should happen when there is a directory named 'build' in the 
presence of an incompetent filesystem.  My attitude toward "broken is 
broken" makes me think sepukku is the best choice if(-d "Build").

This would then tie into the question of whether `./Build dist` on a 
real computer should ruin my day by mentioning the sad fact that 90% of 
the world believes A is a.  Printing similarly depressing facts about 
the ozone layer, war, and the popularity of game shows for the 
statistically ignorant would of course be optional.

--Eric
-- 
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a
desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
--E.B. White
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