Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 128226
mkdir .libs -> directory already exists. when using make -j
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:46 EST
Description of problem:
Builds (of graphviz, but presumably of other packages too) with "make -j"
produce many "directory already exists" warnings.
The warnings come from libtool generated "mkdir .libs" statements.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
100% on dual processor machine
Steps to Reproduce:
multiple "directory already exists" warnings
no such warnings
A fix that works for me is to use mkdir -p
--- ltmain.sh.orig 2004-07-05 23:30:16.000000000 -0400
+++ ltmain.sh 2004-07-20 09:20:52.980481383 -0400
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@
help="Try \`$progname --help' for more information."
The version of libtool embedded in graphviz-1.12 is 1.4.2, not 1.5.6.
Before I move this upstream, would it be possible to re-generate
graphviz using libtool 1.5.6 and check for the same behavior?
The problem still exists this morning using graphviz from CVS with
If you try it yourself, please disable the workaround for this problem
by commenting out the line in graphviz/autogen.sh that patches
I have reported this to firstname.lastname@example.org. Since it is just
cosmetic, I'm going to mark this UPSTREAM and wait for a fix in a