Subject: Re: build failures again in rump/.../lfs
To: Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/13/2007 19:56:22
On Thu, 13 Dec 2007 21:52:42 +0200
Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu Dec 13 2007 at 19:50:37 +0000, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > > Don't do -u, it can't pick up the changes.
> > It picks up some classes of changes but not others. I suspected
> > this one was a bit tricky, which is why I mentioned it explicitly.
> It picks up everything that can be detected by make depend. This one
> was changing the Makefile, so make thought everything was already
I've never looked at it in the context of something as a complex as the
NetBSD build framework, but in other contexts I've added a dependency
on the Makefile itself.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb