bugmake - Bugs: bug #40043, "Entering an unknown...


bug #40043: "Entering an unknown directory" on jobserver error

Submitted by:  Frank Heckenbach <frank>
Submitted on:  Mon 16 Sep 2013 01:13:58 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: Bug
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Paul D. Smith <psmith>Open/Closed: Closed
Component Version: 4.0Operating System: POSIX-Based
Fixed Release: 4.0Triage Status: None

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Mon 16 Sep 2013 02:41:19 PM UTC, comment #1:

Mm. Yes. I think we're now printing an error message before we've set the working directory. This is a simple fix.

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Mon 16 Sep 2013 01:13:58 PM UTC, original submission:

% cat Makefile
all: ; make -C . foo


% make -j2 -w
make: Entering directory 'foo'
make -C . foo
make[1]: Entering an unknown directory
make[1]: warning: jobserver unavailable: using -j1. Add '+' to parent make rule.
make[1]: Nothing to be done for 'foo'.
make[1]: Leaving directory 'foo'
make: Leaving directory 'foo'

I think this was caused by the fix for #39934.

(Of course, calling make without '+' is just a quick way to produce a jobserver error here.)

Frank Heckenbach <frank>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed 18 Sep 2013 11:29:39 PM UTCpsmithStatusNone=>Fixed
      Assigned toNone=>psmith
      Fixed ReleaseNone=>4.0

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