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bug #47971: "make clean; make" fails on missing oct-conf-post.h

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Sun 22 May 2016 02:22:50 AM UTC  
Category:  Configuration and Build System Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  John W. Eaton <jwe>
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Thu 30 Jun 2016 11:41:01 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I pushed a fix for this:


The error was that both libgnu/libgnu.la and oct-conf-post.h are listed in $(BUILT_SOURCES), but those can be built in any order. So I added an explicit dependency on oct-conf-post.h, and now able to rebuild after 'make clean'.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Sun 22 May 2016 02:22:50 AM UTC, original submission:  

I used 'make clean' to remove cruft and then 'make' to re-build.  This fails with the following messages:

~/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev: make -j1
cd libgnu; make all
make[1]: Entering directory '/home/rik/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev/libgnu'
make  all-recursive
make[2]: Entering directory '/home/rik/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev/libgnu'
make[3]: Entering directory '/home/rik/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev/libgnu'
  CC       areadlink-with-size.lo
In file included from areadlink-with-size.c:21:0:
../config.h:3576:27: fatal error: oct-conf-post.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
Makefile:2204: recipe for target 'areadlink-with-size.lo' failed
make[3]: *** [areadlink-with-size.lo] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/rik/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev/libgnu'
Makefile:2224: recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/rik/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev/libgnu'
Makefile:1956: recipe for target 'all' failed
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/rik/wip/Projects_Mine/octave-dev/libgnu'
Makefile:26300: recipe for target 'libgnu/libgnu.la' failed
make: *** [libgnu/libgnu.la] Error 2

The cset that introduced this was

changeset:   21716:fccffef9d210
user:        John W. Eaton <jwe@octave.org>
date:        Mon May 16 21:51:10 2016 -0400
summary:     attempt to ensure that oct-conf-post.h is built early and as needed

Rik <rik5>
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