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Father Chrysostomos via RT
June 10, 2016 05:46
[perl #128265] make rebuilds perlmain.c unnecessarily
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On Thu May 26 22:11:33 2016, sprout wrote:
> If I run a simple ‘make’ in the perl build directory multiple times,
> it recompiles perlmain.c every time.


$ ../perl.git/Porting/  -- perl -e '$age = -M "perlmain.o"; system "make -j25"; $age == -M "perlmain.o" or die'
f6dd0e4f7c748bb11d6531b5d95c0d83d7dbb395 is the first bad commit
commit f6dd0e4f7c748bb11d6531b5d95c0d83d7dbb395
Author: Nicholas Clark <>
Date:   Thu Feb 27 11:04:19 2014 +0100

    For simple extensions can emulate the entire MakeMaker/make dance.


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