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Re: [PATCH 5.8.2 @21574] make install not installing fully

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Nick Ing-Simmons
November 10, 2003 08:51
Re: [PATCH 5.8.2 @21574] make install not installing fully
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Michael G Schwern <> writes:
>On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 08:07:25PM -0800, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
>> On OS/2 File::Copy::copy would not overwrite by default.  Thus some
>> files may not be updated by `make install'.
>Shouldn't that be fixed instead of hacking around it?

But backwards compatibility means someone is probably relying on 
File::Copy::copy not overwriting by default ...

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