One more addition to dependencies list

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Wed Oct 3 18:10:55 PDT 2007

On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 03:47:29PM -0400, Chris Staub wrote:
> Here's one I missed before: apparently gzip uses gzip (the system's 
> gzip, not its own just-built binary) in its testsuite. It uses the gzip 
> prog in the PATH to compress a file, then runs tests with zdiff in its 
> source dir. It doesn't seem to make sense to use an external prog 
> instead of its own newly-built binaries for a testsuite, so I'm not sure 
> if this is intentional or a bug in gzip's testsuite.

It doesn't try to adjust PATH anywhere?


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