[mythtv] Ticket #7010: ./cpsvndir causes errors with checkinstall for themes

David Engel david at istwok.net
Tue Sep 8 21:07:44 UTC 2009


On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 12:51:00PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/08/2009 12:19 PM, David Engel wrote:
> >Also, does anyone care about preserving the timestamps on installed
> >files?  If not, we could just do a plain cp and get rid of the chown
> >garbage.
> 
> This was added in [16495] so unchanged files wouldn't be resized
> after every install ( http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/16495 ).

On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 04:44:37AM +1000, Nigel Pearson wrote:
> >This was added in [16495] so unchanged files wouldn't be resized
> >after every install ( http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/16495
> >).
> 
> Close, but no cigar. Try http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/16487

OK.  I just don't like preserving the original ownership and then
changing it after the fact.  It's ugly.  GNU cp's
--preserve=timestamps option would be ideal, but I highly doubt that
is portable.  I'll just keep what we've got.

On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 01:48:53PM -0400, ryan patterson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 12:19 PM, David Engel<david at istwok.net> wrote:
> > Would some people please try the attached version of cpsvndir.
> 
> I tried it.  It got along famously with my system (ubuntu 9.04).  Thanks.

I'm going with this version, then.  Thanks for testing.

David
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