Kent Boortz <>
Mon May 26 22:52:53 CEST 2003

> It appears if as the install command in GNU fileutils
> behave differently in later releases.
> The bug in the erlang Makefiles manifests itself in
> gentoo linux systems which run an install command that is slightly 
> newer than on i.e. rh9.0.
> # touch foo; install -c foo foo /tmp
> install: will not overwrite just-created `/tmp/foo' with `foo'
> # echo $?
> 1

I have installed version 5.0 of the GNU install program (part of
coreutils 5.0) for one of our daily builds to make sure the R9C
release will be correct in this respect.

Thank you for the patch and for reporting this,


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