serialize the reconfigure target ?

pointo1d pointo1d at
Thu Sep 4 09:59:08 UTC 2014

Hi again David ,

On 04/09/14 04:38, David Holmes wrote:
> I naively assumed this would work:
> make reconfigure images
> There should be a way to serialize the top-level set of targets 
> without serializing all the sub-targets. That way this would work, as 
> would:
> make clean-foo foo
> which is something I (used to!) use a lot.
> And while I'm still complaining about the parallel activity the build 
> logs truly are a mess that needs to be fixed. In particular finding 
> build failures is now quite a challenge. :(
> Cheers,
> David

I've just discovered this page in the gmake manual - 
- or does this not address the problem ?

Rgds ,

​Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS - Contractor engaged by IBM

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before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro' with it - Robinson Crusoe

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