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Re: [PATCH] Cargo-cult fix for an AIX build problem

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From:
Rafael Garcia-Suarez
Date:
April 27, 2007 00:56
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] Cargo-cult fix for an AIX build problem
Message ID:
b77c1dce0704270056m2a244258sfff8f2c3dd4702b0@mail.gmail.com
On 27/04/07, Jan Dubois <jand@activestate.com> wrote:
> The patch below is against blead, but I only ran into the problem
> using 5.8.8 (I'm don't regularly build blead on AIX).
>
> When building a shared libperl.so, during `make install` the Makefile
> would rebuild libperl.so (as it does for most top level targets), but at
> that time ld would fail:
>
>   ld: 0711-851 SEVERE ERROR: Output file: libperl.so
>    The file is in use and cannot be overwritten.
>   make[1]: *** [libperl.so] Error 12
>
> I'm certain this did not happen a few weeks ago, but I cannot figure out
> what has changed.  By trial and error I found out that the error goes
> away if I explicitly delete libperl.so before rebuilding it.

Thanks, applied as #31098.

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