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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] (trivial) simple fix for install.sh not working

To: "Paul Larson" <pl@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] (trivial) simple fix for install.sh not working on symlinked dirs
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 21:09:55 -0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] (trivial) simple fix for install.sh not working on symlinked dirs
> This simple fix seems to work for me.  With the -L it will follow
> symlinks so that symlinked /lib/python and /etc/init.d get the files
> copied to them correctly on install.

Nice, thanks.
We can remove the skank fix I came up with for 2.0.5...


> -- 
> Thanks,
> Paul Larson
> pl@xxxxxxxxxx
> IBM Linux Technology Center
> Signed-off-by: pl@xxxxxxxxxx
> --- install.sh  2005-03-06 16:14:56.000000000 -0600
> +++ dist/install.sh     2005-03-16 16:44:25.779315000 -0600
> @@ -32,7 +32,7 @@
>    [ -e "$l" ] && ln -fs "$l" vmlinuz${v}-xenU
>  done
>  cd -
> -cp -fdR $src/* $dst
> +cp -fdRL $src/* $dst
>  echo "All done."
>  echo "Checking to see whether prerequisite tools are installed..."

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