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Re: Fix rebuilding rules of ltmain

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Fix rebuilding rules of ltmain
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 10:04:50 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Hi Gary,

* Gary V. Vaughan wrote on Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 02:46:23PM CEST:
> On 27 Apr 2007, at 00:01, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>> OK to apply?[...]

>> This seems to more or less work with the make implementations of Solaris
>> 10, AIX 4.3.3, FreeBSD 6, and of course GNU.  More or less meaning: the
>> proprietary make implementations will keep rerunning autotools and
>> config.status for a while, but eventually they will settle on something.
> Are we actually any better off than we were before I removed stamp-vcl?

I don't know.  Before you removed stamp-vcl, building would not work
without GNU make at all.

> If this puts us back where we were to start with, then it would be better
> to revert the stamp-vcl removal patch if we can't find a better way to have
> changes to picked up by make...

Feel free to work on this.  My allocated time for this particular issue
is about expired; I can post updates to README* though, depending on the
outcome of this.

Repeating the above question: OK to apply?  If not, then ok to revert
the 2007-03-29, 2007-03-26 changes?

Cheers, and thanks for the review,

>>      * (clean-ltmain-sh): Removed.
>>      (libtool, $(srcdir)/$(m4dir)/ltversion.m4)
>>      ($(srcdir)/$(auxdir)/ Updated to not depend on any
>>      phony rules.  Test `$?' for prerequisites that should always
>>      cause us to update the target.  Fixes rebuilding rules, at the
>>      cost of sometimes updating too much with non-GNU make.

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