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Re: Top-level Makefile

On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 05:59:39AM -0500, Richard Kenner wrote:
>     - Put "set -x" at the top of the configure script, then post the last
>       thirty or so lines of the output once it gets stuck.
> + echo nan.h
> ac_safe=nan_h
> + echo checking for nan.h... \c
> checking for nan.h... + echo configure:5085: checking for nan.h
> + echo ${ac_cv_header_nan_h+set}
> + eval test "${ac_cv_header_nan_h+set}" = set
> + test  = set
> + cat
> ac_try=$CPP $CPPFLAGS conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
> + eval echo configure:5095: "$CPP $CPPFLAGS conftest.c >/dev/null 2>conftest.out
> "
> So it's not doing a whole lot, but doing it slowly: there are delays of
> perhaps 5-10 seconds between a number of those lines.

It would be useful to know which.  The cat commands are most likely,
but something else might be going on.

>     - Look in all the tmp directories your system has (/tmp, /usr/tmp,
>       /var/tmp, etc) and see if there's a large number of scratch files
>       created by the configure script.
> Yes, 605 of them.

Okay, so that's a strong case for being the same problem rth and I
were looking at last May.  I'll send you a hack to try sometime


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