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Re: INSTALL.CVS instructions failed

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: INSTALL.CVS instructions failed
Date: 22 Apr 2004 17:38:07 -0400
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> Could or should the Makefile be taught to delete bytecomp.elc if it's
> older than bytecomp.el?  Or should the INSTALL.CVS file be updated to
> mention this problem?  The current "Error 255" isn't too helpful.

There are many other ways that an `cvs update; make recompile' can fail and
noone has come up with a good idea for how to deal with it short of
re-compiling everything.

So the INSTALL.CVS says:

If either of above procedures fails, try "make bootstrap".


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