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Re: [Nmh-workers] Patches for FreeBSD port of nmh-1.2

From: pmaydell
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Patches for FreeBSD port of nmh-1.2
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 22:14:19 +0000

"K Suominen" wrote:
>On 2/27/06, Scott Blachowicz <address@hidden> wrote:
>> address@hidden wrote:
>> > >etc/Makefile.in - use $(INSTALL_SCRIPT) to install the scripts instead
>> > >    of $(INSTALL_PROGRAM) so it doesn't try to run 'strip' on the
>> > >    installed scripts (which fails, btw).
>> >
>> > Indeed, testing on my Linux system, we run install (without any
>> > '-s' argument) and it doesn't try to run strip on anything.
>> In my case, I was seeing a '-s' argument in INSTALL_PROGRAM, but
>> not in INSTALL_SCRIPT...so that's why I made the patch I did (and,
>> I assumed, the reason for the distinction between INSTALL_PROGRAM &
>That would typically be the difference between the two on systems that have
>a (BSD-compatible) install command.  (Other systems may use cpset etc.)

Mmm, google seems to suggest that this is right. It looks like the 
BSDs somehow manage to set INSTALL_PROGRAM to do stripping. Anyway,
I've applied your patch (more or less) to CVS.

-- PMM

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