Subject: Re: Warning popping up during -j builds
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/18/2006 17:37:19
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On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 05:19:02PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 04:37:54PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > 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 :)
> By make adding it (silently) to the args (but not publishing that through
> MAKEFLAGS) when creating a child make process, if it has been invoked wit=
> or -J itself.
> If make invokes a shell script, and that invokes another make, it is IMHO
> not part of the recursive/parallel make tree - so the token queue should =
> be passed on to it.
Somehow it makes me think a lot of magic will be required for make to
know it's invoking make--and moreover, the correct one. Also, I think
that the current scheme allow other make programs to co-operate,
although it might not be an intended feature.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"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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