r3353 - in jhalfs/trunk: . LFS common common/libs

Ag. D. Hatzimanikas a.hatzim at gmail.com
Thu May 17 12:49:27 PDT 2007


On Thu, May 10, at 10:42 M.Canales.es wrote:
> El Jueves, 10 de Mayo de 2007 21:33, Ag. D. Hatzimanikas escribió:
> 
> >
> > Not a big thing, but the << ! -path "/dev/*" ! -path "/proc/*" >> part
> > of the command can be omitted; that is the purpose of the -xdev option
> > in there, I think.
> 
> Yes, that looks overkill. I will test the removal. thanks.
> 

I just remembered one more thing, please correct me if I am wrong.

Sometimes packages during installation, leave in the root system files that
are _older_ than the timestamp (mostly docs or configs), in a result
find can not track them.

This can be avoided, if during unpacking, either the '-m' or '--touch' tar
option is being used, so tar will not extract file's modified time,
or else from within the sources, execute the following 
find . -exec touch {} \;

But *this* is overkill, since tar can do the same thing with no cost.



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