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Re: [RFC] Hits/directions to using autoconf and friends in Debian

On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Jason Lunz <j@falooley.org> wrote:
> > cavok@filibusta.crema.unimi.it said:
> >>> Huh?  Too fast for their own good?
> >> i am not clear what he is meaning here too
> > If you don't sleep a second in between the touches, the timestamps will
> > be the same rather than ordered in time as intended.
> Which is totally pointless since make only considers something to be
> out-of-date if one of the dependencies does not exist or is strictly
> newer than the target.

Hmm... I see. I've seen ordering problems (as in timestamps going back in
time) more than once due to NFS, however. Should I take that into account
and keep the sleep in there, or remove it?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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