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Re: bin/48367: make(1) fails to parallelize in subdirs
The following reply was made to PR bin/48367; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/48367: make(1) fails to parallelize in subdirs
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 18:48:47 +0000
On Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 06:35:00PM +0000, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> The makefile is wrong.
> According to make(1) you need .MAKE on targets which are supposed to
> pass on the jobs queue.
That is not and never has been true:
.MAKE Execute the commands associated with this target even if the -n
or -t options were specified. Normally used to mark recursive
I cannot see anything else in the man page which documents additional
behavior for .MAKE.
Furthermore, few if any deployed makefiles will have this tag
Please fix the behavior; it is a serious regression.
David A. Holland
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