On Thursday 15 June 2006 4:55 pm, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> I've been playing with make 3.81 and when running:
> ./configure --enable-case-insensitive-file-system --prefix=/mingw
> I get the following:
> WARNING: Your system has neither waitpid() nor wait3().
> Without one of these, signal handling is unreliable.
> You should be aware that running GNU make with -j
> could result in erratic behavior.
> It compiles cleanly and seems to work...
Yeah. IIRC, I saw the same with make-3.81-beta-4, which also seemed to
work pretty well for me, even to the extent of passing the majority of
the test cases for `make check'. (I've not visited it again since).
> ... (I haven't tried the -j option).
No, I didn't either; not sure if it can offer much advantage, with only
a single processor system :-)
> I was wondering if we should package up a binary for the mases? I
> don't want to step on any toes, but I would be willing to do the
Unless anyone else is exceptionally proprietorial, I've no objection.
Please go ahead.