Re: cvs commit: src ObsoleteFiles.inc

From: Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des_at_des.no>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 14:27:55 +0200
Ruslan Ermilov <ru_at_FreeBSD.org> writes:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 12:57:33PM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> > Ruslan Ermilov <ru_at_FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > > touch(1) is not an install tool.
> > It should be a build tool.  It is used during buildkernel and
> > installworld, causing upgrades to break every so often (especially
> > when upgrading across a libc version bump, IIRC).
> It *is* a build tool, indeed.  Build tools aren't special, everything
> in the set ${PATH} can be a build tool.

As you very well know, build tools need to be cross-built (by the
build-tools target) to run on the host system, and touch isn't.

DES
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Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des_at_des.no
Received on Mon Aug 14 2006 - 12:28:07 UTC