%% Steve Waltner writes:

sw> Thanks for the link to the new make source code. I hadn't
sw> originally found the beta source code on alpha.gnu.org when I
sw> downloaded the 3.81beta2 code back in September, so I didn't think
sw> to look there.

Yes; there was a problem with the secure uploads to the GNU ftp servers
(both alpha and ftp) back then so I hosted that beta myself. That
problem was later fixed, so beta3, beta4, and rc1 have all been hosted
on alpha.

sw> Upgrading GNU make did the trick. I'm able to compile the
sw> PostgreSQL source code using a "make -j 8" command on our Sun
sw> V490. This compilation problem appears to have simply been a bug
sw> in GNU Make 3.81beta2 that was fixed somewhere along the way to
sw> 3.81rc1.

Good to know!

Thanks for testing this.

Cheers!

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