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From: Johannes Berg <>
To: Hauke Mehrtens <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] backports: significantly speed up build
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 20:16:57 +0100
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On Mon, 2019-12-23 at 19:51 +0100, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> On 12/3/19 5:28 PM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > On Tue, 2019-12-03 at 17:15 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > > If --eval is not supported, keep doing what we did before.
> > 
> > It's a bit disconcerting that we have systems that run make 3.81 or
> > older, but apparently that's what happened?! That was released over 9
> > years ago, and --eval was added to the code base 10 years ago ...
> > 
> > johannes

> This looks good, but I am not an bash expert.

Neither am I! I just noticed the speed problem :-)

Really though, this change isn't much related to bash, right? It just
passes the variables to the sub-make in a different way.

> Even RedHat 7.7 uses make 3.82, so I do not care about older versions
> any more.

Cool. We had some older ones around in our infrastructure ... working to
get rid of them :)


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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-03 16:15 Johannes Berg
2019-12-03 16:28 ` Johannes Berg
2019-12-23 18:51   ` Hauke Mehrtens
2019-12-23 19:16     ` Johannes Berg [this message]

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