[arch-dev-public] [signoff] make-3.82-2

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue May 31 22:27:43 EDT 2011

On 01/06/11 00:47, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Andreas Radke<a.radke at arcor.de>  wrote:
>> Am Tue, 24 May 2011 16:26:11 -0500
>> schrieb Dan McGee<dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
>>> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 4:01 PM, Andreas Radke<a.radke at arcor.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Am Sat, 5 Feb 2011 17:10:16 -0600
>>>> schrieb Dan McGee<dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
>>>>> It rests in [testing] because it is totally broken with handling
>>>>> MAKEFLAGS, and upstream is totally unresponsive. Allan isn't
>>>>> looking for signoffs...
>>>>> https://savannah.gnu.org/support/index.php?107487
>>>> Things are getting worse. New LibreOffice 3.4 will require make
>>>> 3.82 to compile. I can do this in testing chroots when there's no
>>>> other .so related stuff though.
>>>> So far I've only seen the kernel compiling non-multithreaded.
>>> Did you read the bug report, by chance? I was able to make it 100%
>>> reproducible compiling git.
>>> https://savannah.gnu.org/support/index.php?107487#comment0
>> Fedora keeps applying that patch in 3.82 - could this solve your
>> test case? Gentoo has dropped it seems.
>> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=make.git;a=blob;f=make-3.82-jobserver.patch;h=2a855031dd0633a677131870d008e3131b96fc01;hb=master
> I don't think so, unfortunately. That patch has been around since 3.81
> which is known-working for this particular bug, and the code it is
> dealing with looks like not the stuff Allan and I were digging around
> in for a bit.

The jobserver stuff is different.  Note that Fedora (at least v14) is 
affected by this bug too.

Anyway, I am happy for this to be moved to [core] at any stage.  I 
obviously never considered it broken enough to remove from [testing]...

If no-one objects in the coming days, it will be moved.


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