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Re: PATCH: CVS HEAD: race condition in config.status

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: PATCH: CVS HEAD: race condition in config.status
Date: 11 Oct 2002 11:43:35 +0200
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>>>>> "Sam" == Sam Varshavchik <address@hidden> writes:

Sam> 2.13 couldn't be used with parallel makes (make -j); if multiple
Sam> instances of config.status would run concurrently, they'll
Sam> scribble over each other's temporary files.

Sam> In 2.5x a lot of work has been done to allow autoconf to be used
Sam> in parallelized Makefiles -- mostly by adding $$ to names of all
Sam> scratch files used by the configure/config.status scripts.

Sam> It looks like one slipped through the cracks, though...

Pff!!!  How stupid :(  Thanks a lot for the report!  Could you send a
ChangeLog in the future?  TIA!

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