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Re: bootstrap symlink dependencies

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: bootstrap symlink dependencies
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 21:47:20 +0200

Hi Pádraig,

* Pádraig Brady wrote on Mon, May 16, 2011 at 04:44:42PM CEST:
> On 14/05/11 09:07, Paul Eggert wrote:
> >> If something treats symlink mtime as significant,
> >> then I suspect that it's at fault.
> > 
> > Yes, there's something busted there.  GNU 'make' does the right thing:
> > it follows symlinks when checking time stamps.  Is some other 'make'
> > is being used, or perhaps some tool other than 'make'?
> I suspect something else in the depths of auto* is busted,
> as I'm using standard make.

GNU make, I presume.

Is this issue still open?  And if yes, how can it be reproduced?
(Sorry, I haven't been following the thread really, but I still
can't let a non-bug-report without details go uncommented.  ;-)


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