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Re: Broken make

From: Matthias Kilian
Subject: Re: Broken make
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 20:34:16 +0200
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On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 09:32:16AM -0600, Carl Sorensen wrote:
> > Just drop it. If the destination file has to be updated whenever
> > the source file changes, let make(1) handle it.
> I dropped it in my local copy, and make succeeded.  But I have not pushed
> the change to git, and won't.  I don't have enough confidence that I know
> the build process well to be sure I'm not breaking something.  I'll let John
> Mandereau get to it when he has the time.

Yep, it may be helpful to know *what* he was trying to fix with cp -u.


Automake and autoconf deserve to wither and die, but unfortunately noone
at GNU seems to make much of an effort to euthanasize them.
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