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Re: GMAKE 3.81 vs GMAKE 4.2

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: GMAKE 3.81 vs GMAKE 4.2
Date: Sun, 22 May 2022 09:22:34 -0400
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On Sun, 2022-05-22 at 10:53 +0530, nikhil jain wrote:
> 1) write some content in a file only if the forked process ID is same
> as the main make process ID (stored main process ID in the memory as
> make starts so that it will be available to all the forked process). 

I don't understand this.  Yes, make will fork a new process but then it
immediately does an exec, including when invoking a sub-make, so no
memory is shared between make processes.

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