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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] freebsd: Avoid /bin/true in commandtest



On 07/28/2011 09:52 AM, Matthias Bolte wrote:
Rely on PATH and use just true, because on FreeBSD it's /usr/bin/true.

What fun. The autoconf manual has this gem under true, apropos to the current patch:

| when asked whether false is more portable than true Alexandre Oliva answered:
|
| In a sense, yes, because if it doesn't exist, the shell will produce an exit status of failure, which is correct for false, but not for true.

http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/manual/autoconf.html#Limitations-of-Builtins

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  tests/commanddata/test16.log |    2 +-
  tests/commandtest.c          |    6 +++---
  2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

ACK.

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
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