Subject: Re: Warning popping up during -j builds
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Quentin Garnier <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/18/2006 16:37:54
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On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 04:31:54PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 04:07:01PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > It's a bug in distrib/sets/sets.subr:  it calls ${MAKE} without
> > clearing MAKEFLAGS, so it interprets the -J although the parent of
> > sets.subr isn't aware of that instance of make(1).
> I don't claim to understand the inner workings of make, but is it realy
> necessary that -J shows up in MAKEFLAGS at all? It is kind of an internal
> argument, so keeping it out of the variable sounds like a good thing.

But how is it supposed to go to a child instance of make, then?
I don't claim to understand anything about make, let alone its inner
workings :)

Note:  jumping to tech-userlevel.

Quentin Garnier - -
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.

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