serialize the reconfigure target ?

pointo1d pointo1d at
Thu Sep 4 10:31:37 UTC 2014

Hiya David ,

On 04/09/14 11:26, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> On 4/09/2014 7:59 PM, pointo1d wrote:
>> Hi again David ,
>> On 04/09/14 04:38, David Holmes wrote:
>> <snip>
>> I've just discovered this page in the gmake manual -
>> - or does this not address the problem ?
> This option has been flagged by the build folk. The problem is that it 
> is limited to specific make versions and AFAIK we do not yet 
> use/support that in our various build systems. So while I can 
> potentially use this for my own builds, most of the logs I have to 
> descramble are coming from others.
> Thanks,
> David
>> Rgds ,

Ah, OK,

I, self-evidently mistakenly, thought that we could 'leverage' it given 
the dependence on a minimal make version ... but in retrospect, I 
neglected to consider that it may not be GNU make fulfilling that 
dependency - my mistake, sorry :-(

Rgds ,

​Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS - Contractor engaged by IBM

Now I saw, tho' too late, the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost and
before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro' with it - Robinson Crusoe

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