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Re: Problems building coreutils HEAD against gnulib HEAD

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Problems building coreutils HEAD against gnulib HEAD
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 16:37:41 +0100
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Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:

> +# Remove dangling symlinks in gnulib-populated directories.
> +# This depends on GNU find, and a relatively recent version at that.
> +# Ignore any failure for now, since it's only to avoid the relatively
> +# unusual case in which a symlinked-to file in gnulib/ or gl/ is removed.
> +find -L m4 lib build-aux -depth -lname '*' -delete > /dev/null 2>&1

Why do you need -depth?  Also, find 4.1 does not support -L nor -delete.
A more portable predicate is -xtype l.


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