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Re: infinite loop caused by -j option (J. David Bryan)

From: Bailey, Kirk A
Subject: Re: infinite loop caused by -j option (J. David Bryan)
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 12:09:41 -0500

> Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 14:27:07 -0500
> From: "J. David Bryan" <address@hidden>
> Subject: Re: infinite loop caused by -j option
> To: GNU Make for Windows List <address@hidden>
> Message-ID: <address@hidden>
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> On Mon, 28 Jan 2008 15:36:16 -0500, Bailey, Kirk A wrote...
> > I now have a situation where make reaches a point in the 
> build where 
> > it enters an "infinite loop". It only does this with the -j option.
> > [...]
> >
> > Does anyone have any suggestions as to what might cause 
> this to occur 
> > or how I might track down what to change in my makefiles to 
> get past 
> > this?
> Does your makefile have any of the characteristics of the 
> original test case in bug #15919?
>                                       -- Dave

Yes, that looks like it is very likely the cause. Now I'll
need to figure out how to apply the patch to my Cygwin
version of make so I can make sure. Thanks.



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