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Re: [ID 20010129.006] OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL8584 on i586-linux-64all 2.2.12 (UNINSTALLED)

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
February 9, 2001 08:04
Re: [ID 20010129.006] OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL8584 on i586-linux-64all 2.2.12 (UNINSTALLED)
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On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:18:08PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 07:09:24PM +0000, wrote:
> >     config_args='-Dmksymlinks -Dusedevel -Ubincompat5005 -Uinstallusrbinperl -Dinc_version_list=  -Dinc_version_list_init=0 -e'
> Either mksymlinks wants to copy rather than link to the autogenerated headers,
> or the actions of make regen_headers (certainly ought to delete
> their targets before re-opening them.
> As I'm finding that if I try to make ok in a built directory, make is
> trying to rebuild everything because some other build directory has
> just touched the timestamps on files in the source tree.
> (if not re-written them in a nasty way)
> Maybe development tarballs and the rsync server should ship without the
> autogenerated headers.

That would be hard to arrange since we need to list the headers in the
MANIFEST.  Could you experiment with the 'delete the files before
rebuilding them' approach in

> Nicholas Clark

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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