[PATCH] prevent install(1) from overwritting symlinks

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Fri Nov 2 01:53:32 PDT 2007

In the last episode (Nov 01), Aryeh M. Friedman said:
> The below patch is designed to keep install(1) from overwriting symbolic
> links.   The motivation is if cups is installed some programs still
> expect lpr to be in /usr/bin thus when I install cups I backlink the
> /usr/local/bin versions of lp* to /usr/bin.   When a build/installworld
> is done these links are overwritten and the sym links have to be
> performed again.   This patch prevents the overwrite.

Why not just set WITHOUT_LPR to skip building the base versions
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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