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Re: make problem/bug on NT (Cygwin B19)
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- Subject: Re: make problem/bug on NT (Cygwin B19)
- From: "John A. Turner" <John dot Turner at pobox dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 21:25:06 -0400
- CC: bug-gnu-utils at prep dot ai dot mit dot edu
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Lassi A. Tuura wrote:
> |> Does anyone have a clue what might be happening here? [...] v3.77 of
> |> make [...] seemed to have other problems (kept claiming times were
> |> off).
> Actually, that likely to be your problem. If the modification time of
> the library is in future (beyond the time stamp you get on your .f90
> file after touching it), make will think it is up to date and will not
> build anything. Perhaps the `lb' tool is doing something twisted?
That looks most likely. The Absoft folks are looking into it. It
seems likely that lb isn't inserting the correct time/date info into
I should have paid more attention to the 3.77 msg - it really was
trying to tell me something. Imagine that.
Earnie Boyd wrote:
> try quoting the /out: portion with a \ as /out to make would be a
> directory and -out to lb isn't a switch. I.E.:
> if [ -f $@ ]; then lb \/out:$@ $@ $<; else lb \/out:$@ $<; fi
No, the backslash isn't necessary, and lb accepts either the /out
or -out forms for options.
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