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Re: toolchain/42242 (tools build broken)

On Thu, 29 Oct 2009, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> Giving m4 its own .WAIT fixed this for me; maybe a full rewrite
> of the Makefile magic would be better in the long run.

Yes, there's a comment in tools/Makefile saying that "SUBDIR= a b .WAIT c"
will cause the build of c to wait for installation of b, but not to
wait for the installation of a.

I think your patch is fine, and I agree that a rewrite of the
SUBDIR-related magic in tools/Makefile would be a good idea.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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