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Re: autoconf test ': >emtpy' problem under Ultrix

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: autoconf test ': >emtpy' problem under Ultrix
Date: 20 Mar 2001 10:20:13 +0100
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>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Oliva <address@hidden> writes:

>> Anyway, we really need to know how to create portably empty files,
>> we use it at other places IIRC.

Alexandre> Do we?

A quick grep didn't show any such place.

Alexandre> IIRC, there are filesystems that don't support zero-sized
Alexandre> files.

ISTR that for a time we believed AIX was one such FS, but it has never
been demonstrated.  What platform are you thinking about?

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