[FFmpeg-cvslog] r24370 - trunk/Makefile

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Jul 21 14:26:24 CEST 2010

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 07:17:06PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
> 2010/7/20 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
> > Ramiro Polla <ramiro.polla at gmail.com> writes:
> >> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 3:10 PM, mru <subversion at mplayerhq.hu> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Log:
> >>> Rerun configure when all*.c files have changed
> >>
> >> Ugh, does this mean 'make' might run 'configure' (like the autotools
> >> do)? I find that particularly annoying. Isn't it possible to give an
> >> error message instead?
> >
> > Where's the harm?
> Principle of least surprise? I expect configure to configure, make to
> make, and make install to install. But if I'm the only one that finds
> it annoying then don't bother, it doesn't matter that much...

I specifically asked for this feature and I consider it essential.
Of course you have learned the hard way that configure needs to be
rerun every now and then, but I do not think this is expected behavior
for anybody else.

To have a build fail when the sources are perfectly valid is
unacceptable, period.

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