Subject: Re: Library rebuilds (was Re: lib/9702: Makefile lossage for crypto-intl)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 04/15/2000 00:48:09
der Mouse wrote:
> On tech-crypto,
> >>>>>> There is a problem with the Makefiles for the crypto-intl stuff.
> >>>>>> It remakes things too often.
> >>> I dug a bit deeper - it's asn1_compile that's the problem. [...]
> I've noticed something very similar with "ordinary" libraries (which is
> why I'm taking it to tech-userlevel). If I do a "make build" in
> /usr/src and it gets down into the "make dependall" step and then falls
> over, then if I do a "make dependall" in /usr/src it insists on
> rebuilding libraries as it walks through the tree, even for libraries
> for which there's no need for a rebuild.
> Rather annoying. Fortunately, since it doesn't reinstall the
> libraries, most *programs* don't get rebuilt as a result...but things
> that have "private" libraries do.
> This happens on at least alpha and sparc. The source tree in question
> dates from 2000-02-19.
I've been doing a lot of rebuilding on alpha, i386 and pmax lately and
haven't noticed this. I use UPDATE=1 - do you? Can you list some steps
(and relevent env vars) to reproduce this?