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Re: GCC vs. `make' on Solaris
Alexandre Oliva <email@example.com> writes:
> On May 11, 2001, Mark Mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 1. Use `echo' or `cat' in place of `touch' to avoid the bug.
> > In other words, use:
> > rm -f s-foo && echo > s-foo
> > This works because `creat' works; it's just `utime' that's
> > broken.
> automake uses `echo timestamp >' instead of touch. I believe using
> echo without arguments may be some portability issue.
I usually use 'date > s-foo', for easier debugging of weird NFS
problems. I think 'date' is available everywhere, at least so long as
you don't try passing it any options.
- Geoffrey Keating <email@example.com>