ntsec-patch16 (and some other)

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Sat Jan 8 15:22:00 GMT 2000

On Sun, Jan 09, 2000 at 12:11:21AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>Chris Faylor wrote:
>> [...]
>> On Sat, Jan 08, 2000 at 09:19:41PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >That's curious, because on the other hand a `make' in the winsup dir
>> >want to `make all' in mingw/profile which then failes because there's
>> >no Makefile...
>> Are you sure?  I don't see how the winsup Makefile could possibly
>> be doing anything in mingw/profile.  Do you actually see the string
>> "mingw/profile" in winsup/Makefile?  The only place I would expect
>> to see this is in winsup/mingw/Makefile.
>No, my fault, I haven't described it clearly. In mingw/Makefile and
>also in mingw/Makefile.in is the line
>	SUBDIRS:=profile
>and from here the rule `subdirs' seem to call the `make all' in
>the profile dir that failes. AFAICS the problem is that the failing
>make in the profiles subdir forces the end of the complete hirarchical
>make process. Maybe it's enough to ignore the result code?!?

Hmm.  This is another problem from building in the same directory
as the sources.  That's why I don't see it.

I'm going to consider mingw to be exclusively Mumit's domain from now
on, so I'd like to wait to see how he fixes this.


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