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

On Sun, 14 Oct 2001, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> > 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?
> NFS itself does not allow this to occur as the spec says that the server
> should either provide accurate timestamps or none at all.  If you've got
> a buggy server, then the broken timestamps is probably the last thing that
> you'll be worring about.

They were some old Solaris boxes. I've gotten rid of all forms of Solaris
and NFS since, but...

I'll remove the strong recommendation for a 'sleep 1s' in there and add it
as a 'you may also want to add an...' small note.

  "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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