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Re: Spurious rebuilds

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: Spurious rebuilds
Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 00:11:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090016 (Oort Gnus v0.16) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

>>> "craig" == craig howard <address@hidden> writes:

 craig> I'm having trouble with spurious rebuilds caused by
 craig> autoconf/automake projects.  This problem is _not_
 craig> happening with handmade makefiles.  What's happening is
 craig> that everytime I execute make, the entire project is
 craig> rebuilt, regardless of whether or not each file needs to
 craig> be.

 craig> I was able to duplicate the problem with a skeleton project of the
 craig> following

This works fine for me (using autoconf 2.57 and automake 1.7.4,
but that shouldn't matter).

 craig> Is there something simple that I've misconfigured?  I
 craig> doubt it's a problem with the or
 craig> files, as I have the same issue with KDE
 craig> CVS.

A wild guess: are you compiling these things in an NFS mounted
directory?  Weird timestamp issues are often caused by NFS
clients which aren't date-synchronized with NFS servers.


Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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