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Re: autoconf 2.57b: locking fails over NFS

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: autoconf 2.57b: locking fails over NFS
Date: 29 Sep 2003 12:52:26 +0200
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>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

 Paul> Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> writes:
 >> When people change configure.ac and run `make -j', that can
 >> trigger simultaneous runs of autoconf, automake, and autoheader.

 Paul> If that's the main problem, then we can use a heuristic:
 Paul> report a lock failure and exit only if MAKEFLAGS contains
 Paul> -j.  It's a bit of a hack, admittedly.

This sounds like a good solution to me.
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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