Subject: Re: Another i386 distribution build failure. Missing flist entries?
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Paul Goyette <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/01/2007 13:30:41
Hmmm, I've frequently had to remove these obsolete files manually (or 
else run a much longer non-UPDATE build).  I guess I just got into the 

At least it's an easy cure.  I don't think I've done a non-UPDATE build 
for 3 or 4 months now....

On Fri, 1 Jun 2007, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:

>>> Actually, it does.  See postinstall-fix-obsolete target in the
>>> top-level Makefile.  We do it as part of "distribution" target right
>>> before doing checkflist.
>> Yes, but not if you do UPDATE=YES ...  :)
>> At least, it never has done so for me.
> I'm fairly sure it actually does.  I typically run builds with -u set, and
> they usually succeed even with very old build directories (which surely
> have obsolete files).  I say usually because the build very often breaks
> because other mistakes, grgrgrgr.