new build system doesn't notice modified C source files.

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at
Tue Apr 2 16:14:34 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> On 2013-03-27 01:13, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> > Sorry, false alarm.
> >
> > The build proceeded so quietly and quickly, (and my modified code worked
> > the first time!) that I assumed it must have not been built at all, but I
> > was wrong.  Congratulations to the build team!  But a bit more verbosity to
> > reassure me that a source file was compiled and a library was linked,
> > please!
> >
> I have been fooled by this too, and would prefer a bit more verbosity. I
> think setting LOG=info increases it enough to notice this.

Yeah, I've said several times that the *default* should be more verbose like
before.  If people want a quiet build, it's easy enough to turn off.  But low
verbosity is most trouble with those new to the build who won't know how to turn
it up and not be able to provide much feedback on their build failures.

> /Erik
> > On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 3:40 PM, Martin Buchholz<martinrb at>wrote:
> >
> >> I modified  src/solaris/native/java/lang/UNIXProcess_md.c (on Linux) and
> >> did "make images" but no actual compilation happened.
> >> (I guess I currently need to do a clean rebuild? Which is a serious bug?)
> >>

Andrew :)

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