Ruslan Ermilov wrote:

> The attached patch incorporates most of OpenBSD fixes to install(1).
> It does not include manpage update.  Most significant changes are:
> o New flag: -S (atomic install)
> : -S    Safe copy.  Normally, install unlinks an existing target before
> :       installing the new file.  With the -S flag a temporary file is
> :       used and then renamed to be the target.  The reason this is safer
> :       is that if the copy or rename fails, the existing target is left
> :       untouched.

Just curious: why not make this way of doing install default (i.e. always use


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