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Re: toolchain/42242 (tools build broken)
On Oct 29, 2:52pm, ignatios%cs.uni-bonn.de@localhost (Ignatios Souvatzis)
-- Subject: Re: toolchain/42242 (tools build broken)
| On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 09:04:09AM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > | 2. Fixing m4 didn't make toolchain lex work, as toolchain m4 wasn't
| > | installed in time. It seems to me that the .WAIT magic used in the
| > | tools Makefiles doesn't work as expected, but only forces early
| > | installation of the tool immediately before the .WAIT in the list.
| > | (This is from observation, not from fully understanding the
| > | higher-order Makefile magic used.)
| > |
| > | Giving m4 its own .WAIT fixed this for me; maybe a full rewrite
| > | of the Makefile magic would be better in the long run.
| > Are you sure this is needed. I will add it anyway, but it looks fishy
| > to me.
| which "this"?
| 2., first paragraph, is needed. apb pointed out that it's even documented
| in some comment of the tools/Makefile:
| # For each .WAIT point, make sure the immediately preceding target is
| # installed before building anything after that point.
| # (dsl: which means that with: 'a b .WAIT c' the build of 'c' waits for the
| # install of 'b', but not the install of 'a'.)
| Given this, my 2nd paragraph is bogus.
| I've committed the above patch, because I didn't see your message in
| time; feel free to do corrections if needed.
I will leave it as is :-)
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