Subject: Re: install-if-change?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/10/1996 04:21:50
In article <9607091532.AA28744@bach> email@example.com (Gordon W. Ross) writes:
>Would it be useful if "install -C" advised you when it did NOT copy?
>It could print a message to stderr: "file already up-to-date"
Actually the best part is that if you do it with make rules, only the
install lines that actually get executed are printed. So if you have
an up-to-date system and you type make install, make returns after
a while having printed only the names of the directories it traverses.