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Re: fixing bugs in packages

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 6:16 AM, Martin Husemann <> 
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 12:10:43PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
>> You are right in that a "rebuild" target would probably ease the development
>> in that you could shorten the cycle to make deinstall; make rebuild;
>> make install.
> I don't even want deinstall/reinstall, as it can take significant time.
> I just want:
>        make rebuild && make overwrite

make rebuild would be a nice idea indeed.  make overwrite should
already be possible as "make reinstall && make replace".

(But if we had a rebuild target, that could nuke all the relevant
.*_done cookies so that a simple "make rebuild && make replace" would
do the right thing.)

Julio Merino / @jmmv

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