[Bug libgcj/27823] Found a problem with the JNI methods declared and implemented
lucier at math dot purdue dot edu
Thu Sep 21 16:22:00 GMT 2006
------- Comment #20 from lucier at math dot purdue dot edu 2006-09-21 16:22 -------
Subject: Re: Found a problem with the JNI methods declared and implemented
On Sep 21, 2006, at 12:09 PM, ebotcazou at gcc dot gnu dot org wrote:
> building where objdir is a subdirectory of
> srcdir is unsupported."
I've followed the mail lists for years while this was debated; I
don't think it's settled. ("./configure; make" definitely isn't
>> Among the many bugs I've found in gcc build and configuration over
>> years, not one was due to this.
> It may have been the hidden trigger of a bunch of them...
Ah, yes, the latent bug syndrome. If you find it, it's your problem ...
>> More and more bug reports are met with comments like "it works for
>> (IWFM), which I don't find helpful.
> It's actually IWIYFTI (It Works If You Follow The Instructions).
More actually it's "If I can find a way to criticize your bug report,
I don't have to look for root causes".
This is a real bug. See the message a few lines up. I'm not saying
it's *your* bug, but it's real.
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