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[Python-Dev] PEP 410 (Decimal timestamp): the implementation is ready for a review

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Victor Stinner
<victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> It doesn't change anything to the Makefile issue, if timestamps are
> different in a single nanosecond, they are seen as different by make
> (by another program comparing the timestamp of two files using
> nanosecond precision).

But make doesn't compare timestamps for equality -- it compares for
newer. That shouldn't be so critical, since if there is an *actual*
causal link between file A and B, the difference in timestamps should
always be much larger than 100 ns.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)