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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [BUG] "make clean" doesn't make clean enough...
Date Tue, 02 Sep 1997 14:33:27 GMT
Paul Sutton wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 2 Sep 1997, Martin Kraemer wrote:
> > > ld: /home/martin/apachen/src/os/unix/os.o: \
> > >   fatal error: /home/martin/apachen/src/os/unix/os.o: wrong machine type
> > > Make: *** [httpd] Error 1                             ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > because the "make clean" had forgotten to clean the old src/os/unix/os.o
> > 
> > I think the generated Makefile in src/ ought to propagate the make clean
> > to $(OSDIR)/ (i.e., os/unix/Makefile).  It doesn't now.
> 
> Yes, this is a bug in the current Configure/Makefile combination. It is
> actually worse that this, because even updating os/unix/os.c (say with
> touch) may not recreate os/unix/os.c (it'll probably create src/os.o). 
> All this is fixed in my recent make-it-a-library patch currently under
> discussion. It tries to treat all sub-dirs equally, building them into
> libraries, propagating "make clean" to all of them, etc.
> 

I think there are enough votes for this to be commited. IMO it fixes
buggy behavior and doesn't really implement a new feature.

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