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Re: mkdir_p should not fall back to mkinstalldirs

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: mkdir_p should not fall back to mkinstalldirs
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 12:15:41 +0100
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>  SK> is there any reason why mkdir_p still sometimes falls back to
>  SK> mkinstalldirs?  I think the code will be nicer if we'll use
>  SK> `install-sh -d' as a universal fallback.
> Yeah, the makefile used mkinstalldirs when it was present, and they
> still do for backward compatibility.

I still cannot get the point.
Are you afraid that mkinstalldirs might do something different than
`install-sh -d' ?

I understand why the variable mkinstalldirs has to be defined for
backward compatibility, but I don't understand why mkdir_p has to use it.

Have a nice day,

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