[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Annoyingly cautious make rules

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Annoyingly cautious make rules
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2011 08:45:08 +0200

> Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:29:21 -0800
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> CC: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>, 
>  address@hidden, address@hidden
> On 12/02/11 12:36, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > the old setup did not need
> > maintainer-mode because the configure file was auto-updated by "cvs/bzr
> > update", but since this file is not under revisions control any more,
> > maintainer-mode is needed to keep the file up to date.
> Sorry, I don't follow.  The 2011-03-20 change put a copy of 'configure'
> into autogen/configure, and autogen/copy_autogen creates an up-to-date
> copy of 'configure' from 'autogen/configure'.  So I don't see why
> the problematic dependencies are needed after autogen/copy_autogen is run.

Don't forget that 'autogen/configure' could be outdated, because the
job that commits it runs only once in a while.  During that time
window, running 'autogen/configure' will not DTRT.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]