Toplevel configury change exposed bug in make install for winsup/cygwin

Nicholas Wourms
Thu Jul 17 14:26:00 GMT 2003 wrote:
> The toplevel configury change:
> causes /usr/bin/install to now be used instead of install-sh to install
> files.
> Since the Cygwin Makefile does not rigorously create directories before
> attempting to install into them, it was previously relying on specific
> behaviour of install-sh. /usr/bin/install fails on non-existant intermediate
> directories. Therefore, make install fails.
> No patch, I'm afraid, since I've only just debugged this far, and now I need
> to go to sleep.

If I'm not mistaken, I believe either RedHat's or Mandrake's coreutils 
rpm has patched install to deal with this.


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