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Re: Allow to work on systems without Fcntl::flock implementation.

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Allow to work on systems without Fcntl::flock implementation.
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2009 19:08:18 -0600
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 9/8/2009 12:44 PM:
> Hi Paolo,
> * Paolo Bonzini wrote on Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 01:50:39PM CEST:
>> On 09/08/2009 07:05 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>>> The patch is a bit of a hack, as it would be cleaner to put this right
>>> into  However, that would require us to either fork from the
>>> Automake copy of the file, or also integrate this there.  WDYT?
>> Why not? (not a rhetoric question).
> Why not *what*?  Why not fork the file?  Why not apply this patch as-is?
> Why not integrate this change in Automake?  A wee bit of redundancy can
> sometimes help get over the noisy channel that is non-native language.

The patch itself looked okay; and since automake is not currently using
flock, I guess I'm okay with forking for now.  Go ahead and apply it.

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