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Re: Fix in data-directory

On Thursday 21 October 2010 01:17:42, Jie Zhang wrote:
> On 10/21/2010 08:14 AM, Pedro Alves wrote:
> > On Thursday 21 October 2010 01:10:14, Jie Zhang wrote:
> >> I don't think this is an issue. I think in the last more than 10 years,
> >> no one did "make -j all install" since the same instance in
> >> gdb/ has been there since it was created. Actually if you do
> >> that in current gdb, it will not install gdb at all. I usually issue
> >>
> >> make -j4 all
> >> make install
> >
> > FWIW, I got surprised before learning that "make -j4 install" misbehaves
> > like that.  I'd rather have it fixed.  It just sounds like a buglet people
> > got used to dealing with.
> >
> I didn't mean that "make -j4 install" misbehaves for gdb. It's "make -j4 
> all install" that misbehaves.

Well, okay, it's the same difference.

It's caused by the same problem.  If you stop making "install" depend
on "all install-only", but make it depend on "all" only, as Doug was
saying, then "make -j4 all install" stops misbehaving, because "install"
depends on "all", so "install" only proceeds after "all" is done.

Pedro Alves

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