XFree build error handling

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Fri Jan 24 20:10:17 PST 2003


Seth W.Klein wrote:

>A couple things for when the new xfree instructions go in:
>
>Current instructions allow the build to continue past errors and
>log the build but don't search for errors. Errors can be found by
>looking for "***".
>
You are right.  I believe it was there at one time.  Perhaps I am just 
not remembering correctly.  Actually its a bit tricky searching for '***'.

>A method probably better than logging is to make the build halt on
>errors by using ``make WORLDOPTS="" World''.
>  
>
Perhaps.  I'd like to get other opinions.

>It is also useful to know that the build can be restarted, using
>``make WORLDOPTS="" Everything''.
>  
>

The reference to Everything is there now in a slightly different 
context.  We can expand that.

   -- Bruce


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