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Re: su - coreutils?
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 17:19:55 -0700
- Subject: Re: su - coreutils?
- Organization: My own little world...
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Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I don't think it's necessary. Since sync is a noop, it doesn't hurt
> to call it. I would go a step further. Just omit sync from the
> Cygwin release of coreutils.
Perhaps it should be linked to /bin/true on the off chance that if some
script wants to call the sync command, it will continue to work. If a
symlink is used it would even go a bit further to underline the fact
that it's a no-op if someone lists it with ls -l - "this always returns
true, it does nothing."
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