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Re: Detecting duplicate extension directories

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Reini Urban
January 28, 2012 16:27
Re: Detecting duplicate extension directories
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On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:38 AM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:

I love this idea. I often stumble upon this
when updating external -Dmksymlink build dirs.
With this patch I can see immediately which symlinks are now stale, before
make or even make test will report some failures.

> Given (a) and (b), the only solution as far as Configure is concerned is
> to remove the "wrong" directory, to leave only the "right" directory.
> The problem is that we can't rm -rf dist/$wrong because it might contain
> user files. eg given this:

Idea for improvement:
The wrong dir should be detectable from MANIFEST or Porting/
Reini Urban

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