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Re: GNU make 4.3.90 release candidate available

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: GNU make 4.3.90 release candidate available
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 13:10:00 -0400
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On Sat, 2022-09-24 at 14:09 +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> I've built this with mingw.org's MinGW for native MS-Windows.  I
> found several issues during the build, some of them specific to
> Windows, others more general.  (I didn't yet run the test suite, I
> intend to do that next.)
> Here are the build-time issues that aren't specific to MS-Windows:
>      src/getopt.c: In function '_getopt_internal':
>      src/getopt.c:679:8: warning: suggest explicit braces to avoid
> ambiguous 'else' [-Wdangling-else]
>        679 |     if (opterr)
>            |        ^
> (This is not new to this release, I saw the same in Make 4.3.)  I
> ignored this one.

Agreed.  I need to update to the newer getopt library from gnulib
(along with the newer glob library) but this is non-trivial for GNU
make so I will probably wait until after this release.

> Here are the proposed patches for the above 2 warnings.  Paul, if you
> agree with them, I will install them in the repository.

These changes look good to me, thanks!

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