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Re: [PATCH] ping on GNU/KFreeBSD patch sent a while ago

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ping on GNU/KFreeBSD patch sent a while ago
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 13:55:50 +0100
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On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 09:57:06PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Thanks for clarifying things.  I installed the following patch instead
> of the patch I installed earlier; it uses comments along the lines
> that you suggested.  Please let me know if it doesn't seem right to
> you.

Seems much better, just a pair of notes:

>       previous change, and is based on suggestions by Robbert Millan.

Robert with one 'b' ;)

> -       netbsd*-gnu*) os='GNU/NetBSD';;
> +       netbsd*-gnu)  os='GNU/NetBSD';; # NetBSD kernel+libc, GNU userland

Please keep the '*' for this one, I'm not the maintainer of this and can't
grant that they won't add information after the "-gnu". (Actualy, RMS
suggested the -gnunolibc suffix)

> +       knetbsd*-gnu) os='GNU/KNetBSD';; # NetBSD kernel, GNU libc+userland
> +       kfreebsd*-gnu)        os='GNU/KFreeBSD';; # FreeBSD kernel, GNU 
> libc+userland

These are ok without '*'.

Robert Millan

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