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Re: [Bug-stow] add absolute softlinks.

From: Guillaume Morin
Subject: Re: [Bug-stow] add absolute softlinks.
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 12:57:13 -0500
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Sorry for the very late answer.

Dans un message du 30 Oct à 14:20, Todd Denniston écrivait :
> from looking at the archives, this seems the appropriate mail group to
> send patches to, sorry if I'm wrong.

It is.

> Because of the way we use nfs bin directories, I found I needed to have stow
> create absolute links instead of relative. 
> The following patch allows the user to select absolute links, and updates the
> documentation to reflect this.  As is documented there is only one minor
> problem, which I can live with, if the target has been created with absolute
> the user must specify absolute when deleting or restowing.

Looks like a good idea. I will check the patch and commit it.

> BTW I think you might want to try `grep "1\.3\." *` in a cvs checked
> out stow directory and see if you need to update the version in some
> places...I noted some inconsistencies.

I'll look at it.

> P.S. are you going to do another 'release' any time soon
> http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow shows the last one at
> 01/07/2002?  also the subversions.gnu.org:/cvsroot/stow repository
> does not look like you (or anyone) has updated it since 2002-12-10, is
> this the correct repo to be working from? I noted that Alfred M.
> Szmidt's patch from 2003-06-14 has not made it in yet.

I plan to do another release and add the patch but I basically don't
have a lot of time so I keep postoning that ... It'll happen eventually


Guillaume Morin <address@hidden>

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