Eric Wong <> writes:

> Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
>> Eric Wong <> writes:
>> > The redundant dependencies are biting us :<  I agree there presence in
>> > the top-level Makefile needs to be reviewed.
>> Do you feel confident enough that we can leave that question hanging
>> around and still merge this before 1.7.12 safely?
> Yes.
>> I do not think it is a regression at the Makefile level per-se---we
>> didn't have right dependencies to keep perl.mak up to date, which
>> was the root cause of what we observed.
>> But the lack of dependencies did not matter before this series
>> because the list of *.pm files never changed, so in that sense the
>> series is what introduced the build regression, and I do not have a
>> solid feeling that we squashed it.
> Right, I agree the original dependencies are not good and it's not
> a recent regression in the Makefile level.
> I do feel our patch deals with the problem for now.  I've been going
> between commits in Michael's 3rd series and haven't noticed new issues
> when running the tests.

Ok, please don't forget to add necessary .gitignore rule for the new
stamp file.
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