>Well, twice in the last two weeks I've heard from Linux users who were
>trying to build scsh with a corrupted make(1) program. I don't know how
>make got borked, or if it's a common failure mode, but it was a striking
>coincidence. The sympton was the same in both cases: make wouldn't recognise
>the existence of the Makefile. And it prevented you from using make to build
>*any* software system, not just scsh, of course.
Lusers who install new system libraries without reading the relese notes
that accompany them (and indeed their announcement) deserve what they get.
Tell them to update their GNU make, and to engage their brain before
playing with their systems next time.
The real world is only a special case.
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