Subject: Re: build.sh '-u' behavior problematic with new installs
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 09/24/2003 16:33:59
[ On Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 15:08:00 (-0400), Greg Troxel wrote: ]
> Subject: build.sh '-u' behavior problematic with new installs
> 1) Don't use -u on the first build you moron!
> I don't like this answer; -u ought to work, just like make dependall
> without clean ought to work.
For all build systems based on unix-like make programs this is the only
> 3) -u ought to compare contents, not just mod times, and install if
> the content is different.
But, (un)fortunately that's not how unix-like make programs work.....
Greg A. Woods
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