Re: Add stamp files to prevent rebuilds

Subject: Re: Add stamp files to prevent rebuilds

Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2021 19:44:36 -0400

To: Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Notmuch Mail


From: David Bremner

David Bremner <> writes:

> There are several places where the current Makefiles either have a
> dependency on a phony target, or on a directory. Both of these lead to
> constant rebuilds.
> Stamp files are not the most elegant solution, but it seems to prevent
> the rebuilds.

I applied patches 2 and 3 to master. Patch 1 doesn't seem quite right,
and in retrospect needs patches 2 and 3, so I will repost a new version
after this.
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