Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:
>> Major issue: "echo -n" is still not portable.
>> Could we simply use
>> touch marks-cur &&
>> touch marks-new
> Yes, "echo -n" is definitely not portable. Our preferred way of
> creating an empty file is just ">file".
And it is misleading to use "touch" in this case; unless you are
updating the timestamp of an existing file while preserving the
contents of it, please don't use the command.
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