[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Cygwin "make install" fails if "." is inside $PATH
Wed Jan 19 03:08:07 CET 2011
Matthieu <mcrapet at gmail.com> writes:
> It's a minor issue. See proposed patch.
> Cygwin "make install" fails if "." is inside $PATH
> As filesystem is case insensitive, ./INSTALL text file
> is taken instead of "coreutils" install.
Putting "." in your PATH is a bad idea in general, doubly so if it
precedes the usual /usr/bin and friends. Just don't do it.
> This forces the default path for install executable.
That would make life needlessly miserable for people who have an
"install" tool in a non-standard location.
mans at mansr.com
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