cvs commit: src/usr.bin/tar/test

Robert Watson rwatson at
Mon Mar 12 01:26:26 UTC 2007

On Sun, 11 Mar 2007, Tim Kientzle wrote:

> I should know this:  How does one set the EXE bit on a checked-in file?  I 
> checked in a bunch of shell scripts and have suddenly become very tired of 
> typing /bin/sh in front of them.  ;-)

I think the more normal model is to add a "test" target in a Makefile in the 
same directory.  This will only save three characters, but two of them are 
slashes, which I find I type a bit more slowly. :-)

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

> Tim Kientzle wrote:
>> kientzle    2007-03-11 19:33:45 UTC
>>   FreeBSD src repository
>>   Modified files:
>>     usr.bin/tar/test   Log:
>>   Clarify the test comments in  Have do a
>>   better job searching for the bsdtar binary to test and the gtar binary
>>   to use for inter-operability testing.  It should now find the built
>>   (but not installed) binary if there is one, then search for an
>>   installed binary in a number of standard locations.
>>     Revision  Changes    Path
>>   1.2       +29 -16    src/usr.bin/tar/test/
>>   1.2       +18 -18    src/usr.bin/tar/test/

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