OriginalBugID: 3366 RFE
During a 'make install', if the build was done on an NFS mounted
partition but 'make install' is run as root, several parts of the
makefile attempt to alter the execution bit of some programs (like
install-sh and mkLinks). Rather than doing this outright, it'd be better
to test if the files were not executable and only then perform the
Also, in unix/aclocal.m4, you incorrectly test for the socket library.
Just because the library is present on a system doesn't mean it should
be used (don't ask me why). A more intelligent test is included in the
Changes made for 8.3b2.
-- 01/12/2000 hobbs