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Re: Why does autogen.sh throw away the config cache?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-09-25 18:44:53 CEST

Jim Blandy <jimb@savonarola.red-bean.com> writes:
> The following stuff in `autogen.sh' seems wrong to me.
>
> # toss our old config.cache. it may be invalid now.
> rm -f config.cache
>
> One needs to toss the cache when the results of tests have changed,
> not when the tests have changed. I haven't really noticed that that
> happens too often.
>
> What was the specific motivation for this?

I don't know, either. CVS annotate says gstein might know... :-)

Greg?

-K
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:09 2006

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