winsup/cygwin/devices.cc regenerated after CVS checkout

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Sun Oct 26 02:55:00 GMT 2003


On Sat, 25 Oct 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 25, 2003 at 09:01:19PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Thu, 16 Oct 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >>FYI, I've just tried to build Cygwin from a fresh CVS checkout, and
> >>noticed that devices.shilka is newer than devices.cc, so devices.cc was
> >>regenerated.  I think CVS uses alphabetical order of checkout, so other
> >>than "touch devices.cc", is there something that could be done on the
> >>CVS end so that the file is considered up-to-date OOTB?  Igor
> >
> >On second thought, CVS should reproduce checkin dates.  I suspect that
> >the directory was checked in all at once (or using "cvs commit *"),
> >which does happen in alphabetical order, so devices.shilka was
> >timestamped later than devices.cc.  Again, this results in build errors
> >if $CVSREAD is set.  Can someone with access "touch devices.shilka,v"
> >in the repository, please?  Thanks,
>
> devices.shilka isn't used anymore.  I don't see how it could be giving
> you a problem.  It was supposed to have been removed.  I've now done
> this.
>
> cgf

Oops, make that "devices.in".  Same problem, though.  However, it does
look like my initial guess about CVS setting the creation time to checkout
time is correct.  So, will the build always try to regenerate devices.cc
after a fresh checkout?
	Igor
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