[Bug 885474] make bails with *** INTERNAL: readdir: Bad file descriptor

Petr Machata pmachata at redhat.com
Mon Sep 2 11:44:01 UTC 2013

Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> writes:

> I guess, no. AFAIS, this makefile carries deps on directories.
> This is a very old known general limitation of and portability isse
> with make and one of known "donts".
>  "Deps on dirs" work on local Linux file systems, but doesn't work on
> linux nfs and is known to not have worked with local files systems on
> other *nices.

Apparently, Linux just joined the ranks of "other *nices"--I can
reproduce the problem on local filesystems just fine.  I didn't know
it's a "don't", thanks for pointing this out.


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