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Re: gcc_update bug


On 13-May-2001, Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> wrote:
> 
> gcc_update doesn't work correctly on Solaris, again due to the
> sub-second timestamps, and a bug in the native tools.
...
> One fix is to touch all the files, unconditionally, with a one second
> wait between them.  That will take a while, but it will be correct.  I
> implemented that and it's not very painful to wait through.

If you're going to do that, then it would be worth having the script at
least check whether it is running on Solaris or not and only doing the
waits on Solaris.

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