NetBSD Problem Report #15164

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Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 13:44:20 +0100 (MET)
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
Subject: sub-optimal handling of .PHONY targets in make(1)
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>Number:         15164
>Category:       toolchain
>Synopsis:       sub-optimal handling of .PHONY targets in make(1)
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    toolchain-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Jan 07 12:46:00 +0000 2002
>Last-Modified:  Tue Feb 12 08:58:16 +0000 2002
>Originator:     Paul Kranenburg
>Release:        NetBSD-current Jan 6, 2002


	targets marked as .PHONY are still processed by the directory
	lookup and the suffix rules mechanisms resulting in truely
	phony stat(3) calls.
	Look at the output of `make -dds'
Responsible-Changed-From-To: bin-bug-people->toolchain-manager 
Responsible-Changed-By: gnats 
Responsible-Changed-When: Tue Feb 12 00:58:14 PST 2002 
There is now a "toolchain-manager" which is the proper default role 
account for handling problem reports in the toolchain category. 


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