java install bug

Zack Weinberg zackw@stanford.edu
Wed Jan 10 19:44:00 GMT 2001


On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 04:27:10PM +1300, Bryce McKinlay wrote:
> Alexandre Petit-Bianco wrote:
> 
> > Martin Kahlert writes:
> >
> > >         -o gnu/gcj/convert/.libs/JIS0208_to_Unicode.o
> > > .deps/JIS0208_to_Unicode.pp: No such file or directory
> >
> > I'm seeing this too. It's been reported to the relevant PR (1586.) As
> > a temporary work around, I propose what's below. It seems to let me do
> > clean builds.
> 
> Neil has put the -MP option back into cpp for the benefit of automake
> (Thanks, Neil). This patch, which I've just checked in, puts the Java build
> back the way it was before and should fix these problems.
> 
> Interestingly, the "-M -MF" didn't seem to work in place of the "-Wp,-MD"
> even when we hacked the Makefile.in by hand. For some reason I was getting
> preprocessor output in the .o files. Maybe I misunderstood something.

-M inhibits compilation.

We ought to turn it back on again when we see -MF, but that's going to
make the specs, which are already disgusting, even worse...

zw


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