Re: [PATCH] improve gate generation

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2004-02-25 02:52:48
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 06:08:13PM -0800, David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 01:56:40 +0000, Matthew Wilcox <> said:
>   Matthew> - Adding the extra-y list prevents it from being rebuilt
>   Matthew> unnecessarily.
> Ah, so _that's_ the missing magic.

Yeah, it was bugging me too.  Not enough to fix it until I wanted to run
"sudo make install" and of course the output was then owned by root.
Took me a while to figure it out; finally I asked myself what the
difference was between and, and was
in extra-y.  Make does so much that staring at make -d isn't always a
great help.  ("It depends on FORCE.  Hm.  But why doesn't that other
thing depend on FORCE?")

> Now if only the patch applied with "patch -p1"...  (don't worry about
> it this time---I fixed it by hand).

Ta.  I actually have a patched version of CVS that'll generate -p1 by
default, just need to get it installed on that server.

"Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon 
the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those
conscience-soothing falsities, and will diligently study them, and refuse
to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by convince 
himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep 
he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception." -- Mark Twain
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