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Re: [Bug-gnulib] utime.c patch for the !HAVE_UTIMES_NULL case

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] utime.c patch for the !HAVE_UTIMES_NULL case
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2003 20:31:28 +0200

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Indeed. Which platforms are/were those that have the !HAVE_UTIMES_NULL flaw?
> So this one is a borderline issue.  I suspect that it was mostly fixed
> in SunOS 4, but jm_FUNC_UTIMES_NULL will still report failure on a
> SunOS 4 host if the source files are accessed via an NFS server that
> does not support the "special hack" mentioned by Guy Harris.
> Perhaps Jim Meyering can cite other examples of the problem.

I found a reference to Sequent Dynix (maybe 4.x?), which
I think was based on BSD 4.2.

Fri 18 Oct 1991 23:29:24  Jim Meyering  (meyering at wombat)

        * configure: fixed test to detect sequent's strange interpretation
        of utime(file, NULL).

As far as I know Dynix isn't in use anymore.

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