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Re: two patches for the Makefiles

From: Han Boetes
Subject: Re: two patches for the Makefiles
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 15:43:02 +0100
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Jan D. wrote:
> Han Boetes wrote:
> > Jan D. wrote:
> > > Han Boetes wrote:
> > > > This patch causes that make install doesn't relink emacs
> > > > before installing emacs.
> > >
> > > Does this happen on any other Emacs variant than GTK for
> > > you? I've added a different fix for GTK.
> >
> > Ehm this happens on GNU as well as on OpenBSD, with or
> > without X.
> >
> > Reproduction is easy: after a succesfull make run make install
> > and you'll see that emacs is linked again.
> >
> > Lots of files are installed for a second time like the DOC
> > file and emacs-21.3.50.x and emacs-21.3.50.x+1
> Sorry, this just doesn't happen for me with a current CVS. I
> tried Lucid, GTK, no toolit, and no X. Nothing gets relinked or
> regenerated on a make install after a successful make.
> If you have GNU make you could check why make thinks it needs to
> relink Emacs with 'make --debug=b'.

I just tried reproducing it with current emacs, and indeed, it
doesn't happen anymore. About 6 month ago I spend a few days
hunting this bug, and I came up with that fix.

This behaviour must have changed recently. Sorry for the noise.

# Han

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