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[bug #47399] include sometimes fails for built files

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #47399] include sometimes fails for built files
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 23:51:39 +0000
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                 Summary: include sometimes fails for built files
                 Project: make
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Sat 12 Mar 2016 11:51:38 PM UTC
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: Bug
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
       Component Version: 4.1
        Operating System: None
           Fixed Release: None
           Triage Status: None



See attached makefile for success/failure test results and other relevant

For files which are built by recipes in an included makefile, GNU make fails
catastrophically, even if all dependencies are satisfied and rules to build
the file to be included are defined.
This differs from the behavior of other implementations of make (as noted in
the attached makefile) as well as for the similar case of use of an internal
rule to generate the file to be included (e.g. using SCCS).

On an unrelated note: the supposedly-anti-spam filter annoyingly does not
accept the correct answer to "Please enter the title of George Orwell's famous
dystopian book (it's a date):", which is "Nineteen Hundred Eighty Four"


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Date: Sat 12 Mar 2016 11:51:38 PM UTC  Name: makefile.gmake-bug  Size: 1kB  
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