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Date: 2009-05-20 (13:57)
From: Edgar Friendly <thelema314@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] building Batteries Included under OS X?
Wolfgang Lux wrote:
> Nathan Gray wrote:
>> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 6:03 AM, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@upsilon.cc>
>> wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 02:46:23PM +0200, Alan Schmitt wrote:
>>>> By the way, is this a good place to report these kinds of bugs?
>>> Yes, the project tracker on the ocamlcore forge (which hosts the
>>> project). You can find it at
>>> http://forge.ocamlcore.org/tracker/?group_id=17 , it is linked from
>>> the batteries project homepage.
>>> Patches would be appreciated ;-), especially because we not
>>> necessarily know which alternative tools are available on Mac OS X to
>>> do the equivalent of "cp -a".
>> cp -R
>> or cp -Rp if you need to preserve permissions and other such metadata.
> The FreeBSD man page for cp (available online at:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=cp&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+7.2-RELEASE&format=html)
> says that -a is the same as -RpP. And this should indeed work for any
> POSIX compatible system (not only Mac OS X).
> Wolfgang

Thank you for the follow-up.  Fixed in git.  Please let us know any
other Linux-isms that have crept into our code.