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Re: Current CVS doesn't bootstrap

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Current CVS doesn't bootstrap
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2004 00:26:45 +0100
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Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman wrote:
>        > I believe we discussed this before.  We either have to document in
>        > INSTALL.CVS that you have to do `make maintainer-clean' before `make
>        > bootstrap' or we have to make sure that `make bootstrap' removes the
>        > .elc files automatically, as it used to do.
>    What was the motive for changing it not to do that?
> To make bootstrapping run faster.  We discussed this before and
> decided to have `make bootstrap' remove the .elc files once again, but
> provide some alternate version bootstrap-build that does not do that.

I made the change.

So 'make bootstrap' now removes the .elc files.

There is a new 'make bootfast' target that doesn't do this (identical to
the old 'make bootstrap'.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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