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[Bug-gnulib] Re: Bug#202243: glibc utimes glitch with coreutils 'touch'

From: GOTO Masanori
Subject: [Bug-gnulib] Re: Bug#202243: glibc utimes glitch with coreutils 'touch'
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 14:30:14 +0900
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At Sun, 10 Aug 2003 10:19:16 +0200,
Jim Meyering wrote:
> Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'll submit an alternate patch to coreutils so that it works around
> > this glibc glitch.  The simplest workaround is to not invoke utimes
> > when building with glibc; perhaps I can improve on that, but I don't
> > know.
> We don't have to condemn the coreutils always
> to use the inferior utime interface on glibc systems.
> Instead, I'm adding a configure-time test of utimes, so that
> if it works, coreutils will use it.
> Here's the C program it'll compile and run.
> So far it compiles and exits successfully on all systems listed
> except for the one with Debian libc6 version 2.3.2-1.

So I patched Jakub's modification for 2.3.2-3, ok?

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