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Re: [bug-inetutils] [PATCH] Use `test -e' instead of `test -r' when test

From: Guillem Jover
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] [PATCH] Use `test -e' instead of `test -r' when testing paths
Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2009 07:26:51 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 06:27:23 -0500, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    While testing paths, ./configure uses test -r to check for those who
>    are not provided by system headers.  However, this does not work for
>    root-only files.  On hurd-i386 for instance, /dev/klog is only root
>    readable, so the test fails, and thus inetutils-syslogd doesn't fill
>    /dev/kern.log. ./configure should use test -e instead.
> Good to go, do you have push rights, and copyright assignments?

No and yes.


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