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Re: Parallel build fails with 3.82

From: Maxim Yegorushkin
Subject: Re: Parallel build fails with 3.82
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:33:07 +0100
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On 23/07/12 17:01, Burton, Ross wrote:

I'm doing builds of WebKit with make -j8 because it reduces the build
time from hours to 20 minutes on my build machine, but with GNU Make
3.82 there are occasional build failures due to what appears to be a
problem in 3.82 (not 3.81).

The WebKit bug is https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79498, and
people discovered that the Make bug
http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?30653 not only describes the problem,
but has two independent patches for it.

This bug and the patches are now two years old - it would be good if a
patch could be integrated or at least reviewed and rejected with a

Thanks for the report Ross. I've been scratching my head with regards to make dropping dependencies in my parallel builds until I found this bug report.

I've been wondering if any of the patches here are going to be integrated. It seems that bug reports are left unanswered by the maintainers.

I can see at least two annoying bugs I personally hit, they have patches that fix the problem, yet no comments from maintainers:


Hence, I wanted to ask the maintainers what is their policy / workflow of addressing bug reports and accepting patches?

-- Maxim

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