Hi,

At Tue, 7 Jun 2005 05:30:28 +0900,
daz wrote in [ruby-core:05156]:
> > 1.8.3p1 has changed the defaults for the COPY and INSTALL Makefile
> > macros on Windows from "cp" and "install" to "copy > nul" for both.
> > This would be fine (and probably work better), except that a lot of
> > extensions seem to end up providing paths delimited with a "/" to the
> > COPY and/or INSTALL command, and "copy" on Windows doesn't handle it
> > properly. For an example, try building and installing
> > 'win32-semaphore' using 1.8.3p1.

INSTALL_{PROG,DATA} have been fixed already in CVS, and "/"
should be replaced with "\" since Apr 20.

> I thought it was just bccwin that had this problem because Borland
> 'make' macros are different from nmake, usually having the trailing
> path separator present.
> 
> This patch to lib\mkmf.rb gets my copies through and it should work
> on mswin & bccwin but I'm not sure if it's suitable for merging.

Do you say that `copy foo bar\' doesn't work, where a file
`foo' and a directory `bar' exist?

-- 
Nobu Nakada