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Really silly failure with 'make install' #495
I was building redis for the first time today and noticed that 'make install' was giving the following message:
And yet, redis was most definitely not installed.
I fixed the issue by deleting the 'INSTALL' file, which simply contains some prose instructing the reader to look at README. I have never seen this issue with other builds on my system, so I'm stumped as to why actually it was happening - I thought I knew 'enough' of GNU Make already but I guess not! However I think this might, maybe, just possibly be a bug with Redis under certain OSes and/or make versions. Apologies if it is not.
Here is the output of
I am running OS X 10.7.3, with whatever the most recent version of XCode command-line utilities is (I can never keep track).
Thanks! This is indeed pretty silly, but luckily only happens on OSX. It is the only (widely used) OS that I know of which has a case-insensitive file system. We'll need to declare the