Subject: Re: TOUCH_FLAGS in
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/12/2006 10:54:10
Gilles Dauphin wrote:
> The TOUCH_FLAGS is wrong for solaris.
>  TOUCH_FLAGS?=                -f
> Maybe set it in after the define of TOUCH
> in tools/
> TOOLS_PLATFORM.touch?=             /usr/bin/touch
> TOUCH_FLAGS?=	#empty
> this flag is a problem when building clisp.

It should not be. Both Solaris 8 and Solaris 10 state in touch(1):

      Users familiar with the BSD environment will find  that  for
      the touch utility the -f option is accepted but ignored. The
      -f option is unnecessary because touch will succeed for  all
      files owned by the user regardless of the permissions on the