cvs commit: src

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon Aug 14 12:28:07 UTC 2006

Ruslan Ermilov <ru at> writes:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 12:57:33PM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> > 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).
> 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.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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