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Re: autoreconf and aging aclocal input files (was: YYSTYPE_IS_TRIVIAL)

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: autoreconf and aging aclocal input files (was: YYSTYPE_IS_TRIVIAL)
Date: 29 Apr 2002 15:10:46 +0200
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>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

Paul> It may sound like I'm quibbling over a 1-second difference, but
Paul> `make' should work correctly even on faster machines that can do
Paul> quite a few things in 1 second.  These days, GNU `make' uses
Paul> nanosecond resolution on file time stamps, on systems that
Paul> supports them: going back in time by a billion nanoseconds could
Paul> break parallel makes.

Thanks for explaining, Paul.  Please, install.  Actually, I feel
ridiculous when I tell you to install, feel free to check in your
patches whenever you want.

Paul> Come to think of it, utime can "go back in time" up to a 1e9 - 1
Paul> nanoseconds, since it doesn't set the nanosecond part of the
Paul> time stamp, so we have the problem even if we don't go back in
Paul> time.

Maybe Perl provides a more fine grained interface for some
architectures.  What should be the C interface for a fine grained

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