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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Fix MAKEDIR_COMMAND when INSTALL_PROGRAM i

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Fix MAKEDIR_COMMAND when INSTALL_PROGRAM is set
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:05:21 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 04:16:30PM +0200, Michele La Monaca wrote:
> Hi,
> I've noticed that INSTALL_PROGRAM is not used to create directories.
> The attached patch fixes this behavior.

I was testing on Mingw with MSYS and noticed that this change caused the
installation to break on that platform.

Turns out the Makefile for mingw-msys sets INSTALL_PROGRAM to 'cp',
but it doesn't specify MAKEDIR_COMMAND, so it will happily try to
invoke "cp -d -m 755 /path/to/chicken".

Attached is a fix for this platform.  Please apply to master and


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