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Re: mtime of fresh .go

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: mtime of fresh .go
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 21:19:24 +0200
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On Tue 20 Jul 2010 18:13, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Hello,
> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> writes:
>> Not all packages with Scheme files will have .go files, so you get
>> compilation by the user in some cases. But even if the version
>> increases, you are not guaranteed that the mtime increases.
> Do you mean that installing a new version of a Guile-using package that
> does not ship .go files may not trigger a recompilation?  (Whereas you
> would want automatic recompilation.)

Yes, that is what I mean.

>> AFAIR [“make install” does not preserve mtimes] on my system -- I
>> wouldn't have added the install-hook in Guile otherwise...
> Oh, OK.  I’ll mail bug-automake then.

I saw your mail, and it was good; but I was actually thinking that we
should have native Guile support. Automake has native support for lots
of languages, but not Guile. Not yet :)


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