Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Also, keep in my that this C install program has the extra feature of
> being able to install multiple files on one invocation, per suggestion
> from Tom Lane.  This allows us to save the nested for-loop in
> src/include/Makefile.  GNU install (available on my system) also has
> this capability, but would we be able to use the trick if we had to
> cater for the lowest common denominator found on other, non-GNU-enabled
> systems?

We would definitely not ... and my suspicion is that that is the largest
single component of the available speedup.

                        regards, tom lane

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