svn commit: trunk/uClibc

Mike Frysinger vapier at
Tue May 30 09:49:43 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 30 May 2006 04:50, Peter Kjellerstedt wrote:
> I cannot find any reference to why this change was made, neither
> on the mailing list nor in the bug tracker.

that's because the bug was discussed on other lists

> Anyway, it needs to be reverted or done in another way.  cp -P does
> not work like cp -d on my old Redhat 7.3...  With the cp I have -P
> means --parents, whereas -d means --no-dereference (which is what
> -P should be according to POSIX).  I think it will be better to
> either revert it to -d, or use --no-dereference explicitly.

or upgrade your cp to something that isnt broken
-d is a gnu extension that isnt supported on non-gnu systems (OS X, BSD, 
-P is a POSIX option that is supported on non-gnu systems
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