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Re: make distclean fails for 7.61.1

From: Frank Gevaerts via curl-library <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:51:13 +0200

On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:21:00AM +0200, Theo Veenker via curl-library wrote:
> Hi all,
> I noticed a build/cleaup problem with 7.61.1. After building and installing
> the library I want to cleanup and do "make distclean". This has always
> worked fine for earlier versions. But in 7.61.1 it fails.
> Apparently the distclean target in lib/Makefile contains about 150000 rm
> commands (it attempts to delete the same files over and over again). Under
> linux gmake fails with: "Makefile:927: recipe for target
> 'distclean-recursive' failed". When cross compiling for Windows from Linux I
> get: "Makefile:3557: *** Recipe has too many lines".

I see the same thing, but some quick tests make me doubt that it's a new
curl problem as such. I get the same issue back to at least 7.50.

Maybe some autotools change?


> I have no knowlegde of autotools so I can't be of any assistence here.
> Theo
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Received on 2018-10-15