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Re: Annoyingly cautious make rules

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Annoyingly cautious make rules
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 09:50:40 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> I ran config.status, hoping to avoid the 10 minutes it takes to run
> configure on my machine, since I did that yesterday.  But
> config.status ran configure.

If lisp/version.el changes this is correct.

> This is correct in some rigid theoretical sense, but it is nasty to
> disregard what the user asks for.

If you want to speed up configure you should enable the cache.


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