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Re: touch gets stuck for named pipes

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: touch gets stuck for named pipes
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 17:35:32 +0000 (UTC)
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Paolo Bonzini <bonzini <at> gnu.org> writes:

> >      This macro is obsolescent, as all current systems have a `utime'
> >      that behaves this way.  New programs need not use this macro.
> I think that then _this_ is the cross-compilation default to be fixed.
> Ok?

Fix these nits before applying:

> -             ac_cv_func_utime_null=no)])
> +             ac_cv_func_utime_null=yes)])

I'd write this as 'ac_cv_func_utime_null="guessing yes"', to make it obvious.

>  if test $ac_cv_func_utime_null = yes; then

And this should be made robust to the shell metacharacters above or to garbage 
in the user's pre-seed of the cache:

if test "x$ac_cv_func_utime_null" != xno; then

Eric Blake

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