#1 suggest not naming a directory "core"

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2012-09-16
2001-10-16
Neil T. Spring
No

./configure, at least on my system, includes the line:

trap 'rm -fr conftest confdefs core core. .core
$ac_clean_files; exit 1' 1 2 15

which will remove the core directory apparently when
configure is aborted. The core directory mysteriously
disappeared on me, apparently from this problem.

-neil

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