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

Steve Langasek <vorlon@netexpress.net> wrote:

> More commonly one will run into clock skew problems when dealing with
> NFS, because timestamps are set by the server.  I suspect this is the
> problem alluded to here.  It shouldn't be an issue if you're touch'ing
> all of the files involved, AFAIK.

Exactly.  As long as all the touches occur in sequence, then the server
must ensure that the modification times are in sequence if it supports
them at all.  Otherwise you're lost anyway since sleeping doesn't help
a bit.
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