Subject: Re: Another i386 distribution build failure. Missing flist entries?
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <jmmv@NetBSD.org>
From: Paul Goyette <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.