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Re: toolchain/42242 (tools build broken)
On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 09:17:54AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
>>> 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 this constitutes a bug in make.
> The "build of c depends on installation of b" is implemented using
> hand coded logic in the Makefile, and limitations of the way that
> code was written are hardly make(1)'s fault. Perhaps there's also
> a make(1) bug somewhere nearby, but I haven't seen any evidence
> for that.
ah, I see, the logic at the bottom of tools/Makefile is all wrong. n/m
David A. Holland
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