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Re: building emacs


From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: building emacs
Date: Wed, 31 May 2017 20:24:03 +0900

> On May 31, 2017, at 20:19, Tim Visher <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> I'm not an authoritative source but:
> 
> 1. I'd generally always run ./configure again no matter what the software is 
> unless I absolutely knew the ins and outs of the configure script and knew 
> nothing had changed.

OK.

> 2. make is an incremental build system generally, though emacs use of it 
> might not be such. Have you tested it? Just run make and then modify a single 
> source file and run make again and see what happens.

I did build emacs twice today and the second time did not feel noticeably 
shorter than the first. But I'll check again. I thought maybe there was a 
parameter to make to have it work incrementally.

Thank you.

Jean-Christophe 


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