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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-26 05:05:38

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> > Did you take a look at at my 'msvc Patch'? I have re-attched it to make
> > things easier.
> Yes, I've looked at it before vacation but had some suspicious about
> removing the check for file existence in the 'archive' action. Now I
> realize the the deletion command has "-f" switch, so the existence check is
> not necessary.
> I've comitted your patch, thanks. Unfortunately, I was not able to rerun
> tests on Windows, so keep fingers crossed ;-)

Ehm... that was really necessary. Turns out NT's DEL command issues warning to
stderr when the file does not exist, *even with the /F switch*. I've restored
the check for file existence on NT, and at the same time removed some other
conditionals which are not necessary now. Could you check the new version
still works for you?

- Volodya


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