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Re: PATCH libffi win64 support


Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * Andrew Haley wrote on Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 08:19:39PM CEST:
>> Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>>> autoconf without --force looks at time stamps of input files, yes.
>> Oh, no!  That is a classic case of an accident waiting to happen.
> 
> Well, it's also a nontrivial speedup in common use cases.
> 
> Cheers,
> Ralf

  ? I would have thought "running autoconf" doesn't count as a "common"
operation but as a rare and almost always explicitly user-directed one.  The
risk/benefit tradeoff here seems wrong to me.

    cheers,
      DaveK



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