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Bug 000141

When Created: 03/15/1997 01:40:52
Against DJGPP version: 2.01
By whom: umkitch0@cc.umanitoba.ca
Abstract: GNU make doesn't take into account timestamp grainularity in MSDOS
When building a program with make, sometimes it will complain that one of the dependancies has a timestamp in the future and refuse to properly rebuild the program.
DOS partitions do not keep time down to the exact second (I think only every 3 seconds, or something), and this confuses make a bit.

It's easy to work around (wait a few seconds before typing make), but it's still annoying.

Note added: 08/12/1998 11:46:08
By whom: eganger@mindspring.com
When working under MSDOS, MAKE rebuilds ALL ...
I am using "double dependence" ie .f->.c .c->.o and in a dos box under windows,
dependencies work... under DOS, everything builds (works, but
incorrect, takes lots of time)

Solution added: 04/12/1999 12:00:28
By whom: eliz@is.elta.co.il
Upgrade to Make 3.77 or later.

Closed on 04/12/1999 12:00:31: This is not a DJGPP bug; it was fixed in the ported Make as of v3.77.
By whom: eliz@is.elta.co.il



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