Reorganize contrib/egcs_update

Jerry Quinn
Tue Jul 20 11:17:00 GMT 1999

>> "Gerald" == Gerald Pfeifer <> writes:

 Gerald> On 13 Jul 1999, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> This is sure complicated; I don't understand why we need to use touch at
>> all
 >> Because it sometimes happens that a dependency file changes but the
 >> generated file doesn't.

 Gerald> In addition, Joe Average User might have done a manual `cvs update`,
 Gerald> for example when switching branches, instead of using egcs_update or
 Gerald> some script like yours. -- "Better touch than sorry". :-)

Also, some of us can't use cvs, and touch makes sure that applying a patch
file works even if the generated file is patched before the dependency file.


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