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Re: [PATCH setup 0/3] Setup replacement for incver_ifdep

On Oct 19 19:21, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > I agree.  Actually, considering that the info files are stored in just a
> > single well-known directory, /usr/share/info(*), and further considering
> > that updated files are rewritten when overwritten, shouldn't it be entirely
> > sufficient if the update_info_dir script performs a simple test like this:
> >
> > - Does /usr/share/info/dirs exist?
> >
> >   No -> run install-info
> >
> >   Yes -> Is /usr/share/info/dirs mtime < /usr/share/info mtime?
> >
> >          No -> Do nothing
> >
> > 	 Yes -> run install-info
> Can this be relied on for all possible file systems?

Not on FAT.  But then again, FAT is not really a filesystem, rather just
a failed try.

> Otherwise, as I said, the same general algorithm as used for autorebase
> would be workable.  It might in fact be possible to sneak that into the
> rebaselst generation since the information is already passing by.

Ok.  I'm looking forward to it.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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