Warren Young wrote:
> Please, keep replies on the list. I'm allowing this subthread to go
> off into personal-land, but in general...
Whoops! That was not intentional.
> Rick Gutleber wrote:
>> I see what I did. I used "./configure --enable-thread-check" but not
>> with "--disable-dependency-tracking" like you do in the spec file.
> I think you've masked the real fix. The spec file disables dependency
> tracking because it slows down the first build in order to make future
> ones faster and more reliable. Because an RPM build always starts
> with a fresh source tree, there is no point to dependency tracking.
> It just slows things down, with no benefit.
That's what I'd assumed.
> Perhaps you forced it to rebuild everything, so that "make clean all"
> would have given the same result.
OK. I did the following:
make clean all
and it built successfully. I guess the difference was that originally I
did "make clean" before reconfiguring and rebuilding.
> If you're willing to chase this further, I welcome your report.
> On-list, of course. :)
>> I'm building with gcc 3.2.3 on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.
> I'm curious: why use an old compiler on a new OS?
Oops. The build machine is still RHEL3, but we're in the process of
upgrading. The other development test machines are RHEL 5 now.