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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr-util Makefile.in
Date Sun, 18 Feb 2001 11:47:28 GMT
Greg Stein wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 04:10:55PM -0000, ben@apache.org wrote:
> >...
> >   --- Makefile.in     2001/02/01 21:54:22     1.32
> >   +++ Makefile.in     2001/02/17 16:10:54     1.33
> >   @@ -55,3 +55,6 @@
> >
> >    exports.c: $(EXPORT_FILES)
> >       (cat $(EXPORT_FILES) | ../build/buildexports.sh ..) > $@
> >   +
> >   +# wtf does this have to be explicit????
> >   +exports.lo: exports.c
> 
> What OS and make are you using?

3.2-STABLE FreeBSD, using the make that comes with it.

> Did you use the debug flags to 'make' to see
> wtf it was thinking?

No. The amount of output that produces from these makefiles is
ridiculous. I could be persuaded to look but it isn't high on my list!

> I can't imagine it would need to be explicit. Too many other things would
> break. Possibly, it is related to the very dynamic nature of exports.c.
> Possibly, it grabbed all the timestamps at the start of the make, and didn't
> notice the updated timestamp after exports.c was rebuilt.

??? That seems rather unlikely! Make wouldn't work at all in this case.

> Did a second 'make' run fix it? Or did it just persist in being broken? (if
> the former, it might support my hypothesis of grabbing timestamps)

It persisted in being broken.

Cheers,

Ben.

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