[2016-09-16 15:22] Dmitry Bogatov <kact...@gnu.org>
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> * avoid bogus Attach header, containing directory of
> file being attached
Can you explain what bug.
> * simplify code, taking advantage of `readlink -f'.
> This patch fixes bug, it is fact.
Claim down explain the bug.
If you mean that symlinks arn't followed, this is expected.
> Another fact is that there is no
> `readlink` utility in POSIX-2008. So questions are:
> * Are there any worthy systems, which are still in interactive use,
> and are lacking `readlink' utility?
Any System implementing POSIX.
> * Does `readlink' utility on systems other then GNU/Linux support
> option -f?
The ``-f'' option in FreeBSD specifies the output format. This is the
problem, we can't point to a standard and say follow this and everything
> * Why do we use deprecated `command substitution` syntax instead of
> modern $(syntax), which is in POSIX-2008?
I don't want to start this discousion now.
: this is acourding to the manpage, the actual code does something