cvs commit: src

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon Aug 14 10:57:41 UTC 2006

Ruslan Ermilov <ru at> 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).

BTW, if you just need to ensure that a file exists, a safe alternative
to 'touch ${FILE}' is ':>>${FILE}'.  Makefiles in src/sys/modules
which use touch should probably be updated to use this instead.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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