serialize the reconfigure target ?

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at
Fri Sep 5 13:28:39 UTC 2014

On 2014-09-05 14:30, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Nevertheless it may be wort adding a configure option like
> "--with-output-sync=[none,line,target,recurse]" which will be active
> if configure detects a make version >= 4 and ignored otherwise.
That option is accepted and ignored if make is not compatible with it. I 
see two problems with enabling it by default:

* Building just hotspot. The whole hotspot build would be run through 
before anything was printed on screen.
* Running jtreg tests. The whole test run would finish before anything 
was printed on screen.

For a user that isn't prepared for that behavior, it's quite unsettling.


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