[OE-core] [PATCH 3/8] [rpm] force a configure before make distclean

Mark Hatle mark.hatle at windriver.com
Wed Aug 24 14:42:35 UTC 2016

On 8/24/16 9:17 AM, Jérémy Rosen wrote:
> On 24/08/2016 16:13, Mark Hatle wrote:
>> Make often has a rule looking at the time stamp of specific files and re-running
>> specific autotools if they are 'out of date'.  That COULD be the cause of the
>> errant call to gcc?
> that would make sense...
>> I have not observed the above occurring -- but the key thing is that syck needs
>> to be cleaned of the generated files.  We don't want to run any host commands
>> other then clean it.
>> If you have to replace it with something else, you will need to identify all of
>> the files that need to be cleaned and manually remove them avoiding the
>> distclean call.
>> Easiest way to do that.... extract the source for syck, back it up, run the make
>> distclean.. compare the difference and use that list as a replacement 'cleanup'
>> command.
> That wouldn't be very robust to future change in syck, i'm afraid... but 
> i'll have a look.

There is nothing robust about this change for future work.  Future versions will
have to do the work in a different way -- and hopefully won't have pre-built
crap slipped into the download that we have to cleanup.

So I have no concern about future proofing this, as I know the next integration
-will- be different in this case.


>> --Mark

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