RFR: 8014003: New build does not handle symlinks in workspace path
mike.duigou at oracle.com
Wed May 29 03:38:34 UTC 2013
Yep, -L is part of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 standard which basically everything in use today supports. If only the same could be said about C99.
On May 28 2013, at 19:40 , Tim Bell wrote:
>> Due to a difference in the default output of the pwd command on mac vs linux and solaris, configure wouldn't allow the source root to be a symlink on mac. This patch fixes this by adding -L to the pwd command, forcing it to show the logical directory rather than the symlink free one.
> Looks good to me.
> I checked pwd on Solaris, Linux, Cygwin on Windows, and Mac. They all show -L as an option. Unfortunately, I don't have the means at this time to check other platforms such as (non-Mac) BSD, AIX, HP-UX, Unicos, etc.
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