Subject: Re: Another i386 distribution build failure. Missing flist entries?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/02/2007 02:34:42
On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 13:30:41 -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
> 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.
> 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
It certainly does run postinstall-fix-obsolete target, update build or
People forgetting to mark files as obsolete is a different issue :)
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