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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 08:23:17 -0400
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Lars Ingebrigtsen [2022-08-24 14:19:49] wrote:
> Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:
>> I don't see any need for a variable.  Those who want the `config.cache`
>> to be removed can either refrain from using one in the first place, or
>> remove it by hand.
> It's nice that you can tell users to say "make bootstrap" and then the
> tree returns to a known state (because we have many build issues that
> are fixed by just that).  So I think we want to keep removing the
> config.cache.

Those users who use `-C` should know what to do.
And the argument against using a variable works the other way as well:
if you really want to keep your config.cache file, then just
use `--cache-file=config.cache.says`.


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