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Re: change in behavior of make from 3.80 to 3.81

On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 06:57:16PM -0500, mwoehlke wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 05:53:17PM -0500, mwoehlke wrote:
>>>John W. Eaton wrote:
>>>>On 15-Aug-2006, Joachim Achtzehnter wrote:
>>>>>Clearly, developers make a huge contribution,
>>>>>nobody is denying this, but to suggest that *only* developers contribute
>>>>>and everybody else should therefore just shut up
>>>>I never said everyone else should "just shut up".  My point was that
>>>>if you aren't contributing in some way, then you shouldn't expect your
>>>>complaining to carry much weight.  The way to get things done is to do
>>>>the work, not just complain and hope that people do something for you.
>>>...or offer money. That carries more weight than complaining. :-)
>>>However that doesn't work in all cases. This I am reasonably confident 
>>>is one of them. But as a general rule...
>>No, it would work in this case, but I hesitate to name my price since
>>it will surely make me sound even more evil.
>Ok, I thought I'd heard somewhere in a thread on this topic that you 
>wouldn't do it for $$ in this instance. Apologies if my memory is 
>faulty. :-)

I don't remember making that statement but I guess it is possible that
I did.


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