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Re: Non-recursive make & intermediate objects

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: Non-recursive make & intermediate objects
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 14:12:59 -0600 (CST)

On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, Robert Collins wrote:
> >
> > Please move the clean bug up in the priority level.  Automake has a
> > non-recursive user now. :-)
> We've had them for ages - I've been using it for 2 years now in
> progressive increasing sizes.... I keep meaning to get back to my
> transforming include patch
> ( to make
> authoring them less unpleasant.
> PR 373 is the bug I was referring to on clean - it's a general race
> condition.
> is a
> relevant email in this list archives.

So this bug is only present if SUBDIRS is used to cause the Makefile
to also have a recursive aspect.

> > I suspect/believe that libtool will have some problems as well.
> libtool has worked fine for me, with non recursive make for 2 years now.
> Not to say there are not issues to find :}.

Right.  I have not noticed a libtool problem when using the recursive
make.  I am not using SUBDIRS so the only issue I have noticed thus
far is odd-naming of intermediate objects.

Bob Friesenhahn

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