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Re: stamp files

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: stamp files
Date: 26 Jan 2001 16:22:05 -0200
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On Jan 26, 2001, "Derek R. Price" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Why do automake stamp targets go through all the trouble of creating a
> temporary stamp file before executing config.status and then moving the
> stamp file into the correct position?

So that thirdfile.h gets a newer timestamp than stamp-h3.

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