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Re: cycle in dependency graph

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 04:16:49PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> In this case checkperms has a tiny/fast build (1 compile, 1 link, 1 man
>> page), and I see no loss in having ccache and distcc not used (except
>> that nroff can't overlap the cc).  Timing it shows that it is in the
>> noise - the serial build takes 1.5s on my not-very-fast box.
> The problem will repeat itself for any dependency of ccache and distcc,
> including ftp/fetch/whatever is used for fetching etc. That list is not
> static and painful to manage. I don't really care about the case of
> checkperms, feel free to commit that.

OK, committed.

ftp isn't really a dependency because the file passes checksum
afterwards.  I'll see if this happens to me for any other packages.  For
some reason it does not happen for digest; the build does not use ccache.

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