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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: Remove autogen.sh sym link
From: Joshua Ladd (jladd.mlnx_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-08 06:58:41


+1

On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 6:08 AM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)
<jsquyres_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> WHAT: Remove the backwards-compatibility autogen.sh sym link
>
> WHY: Because it's time
>
> WHERE: svn rm autogen.sh
>
> TIMEOUT: Teleconf next Tuesday, 13 May 2014
>
> MORE DETAIL:
>
> We converted from autogen.sh to autogen.pl nearly 4 years ago
> (2010-09-17). The autogen.sh->autogen.pl sym link was put in shortly
> thereafter as a stopgap measure to give people time to update their
> automated scripts from autogen.sh to autogen.pl (or better yet, test and
> see which name they should invoke).
>
> Every time I type "./au<tab>", it stops at "./autogen.", which is just
> annoying.
>
> It's been nearly 4 years. I think it's time to cut the cord: remove the
> autogen.sh sym link and move on.
>
> --
> Jeff Squyres
> jsquyres_at_[hidden]
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