Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#2278 closed bug (fixed)

Inconsistent behaviour between -odir and -hidir options

Reported by: guest Owned by: simonmar
Priority: normal Milestone: 6.10 branch
Component: Compiler Version: 6.8.2
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Windows Architecture: x86
Type of failure: Difficulty: Unknown
Test Case: Blocked By:
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(From Adrian Hey)

The -hidir <mydir> option creates <mydir> if it does not already exist, but -odir gives an error instead.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by igloo

  • Difficulty set to Unknown
  • Milestone set to 6.10 branch

Good point, thanks

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by simonmar

  • Owner set to simonmar

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by simonmar

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed


Fri Jul 11 14:43:01 BST 2008  Simon Marlow <>
  * FIX #2278: don't complain if the -odir directory doesn't exist
  we'll create it anyway
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