Subject: Re: TOUCH_FLAGS in bsd.pkg.mk
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Gilles Dauphin <Gilles.Dauphin@enst.fr>
Date: 07/12/2006 14:04:15
> Gilles Dauphin wrote:
> > The TOUCH_FLAGS is wrong for solaris.
> > bsd.pkg.mk: TOUCH_FLAGS?= -f
> > Maybe set it in tools.SunOS.mk after the define of TOUCH
> > in tools/tools.SunOS.mk:
> > 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
You are right, the error belong to me (empty arg file in touch command).