r7358 - trunk/BOOK

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 16:53:14 PDT 2008

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 11:11:24AM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
>> The drawback is that make will not notice if you've updated something
>> besides index.xml or general.ent in the source. To force your target
>> to be rebuilt, run `make clean' first. Alternatively, touch index.xml
>> or general.ent to update their timestamps. I think this is a fair
>> trade off for the amount of time spent watching "Validating the
>> book..." when you already have a properly validated blfs-full.xml.
> Dan,
>  Now that I've been bitten by this, I think it's a real PITA.
>  Just pulled down what was the current book, and ran make before I
> had a go at updating.  Unsurprisingly, there were no issues (on
> another book I've been bitten in the past).  I then updated the
> changelog and cups (newer security_fixes patch).
> ken at deepthought ~/repos/BLFS $vim introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
> pst/printing/cups.xml 
> 2 files to edit
> ken at deepthought ~/repos/BLFS $make
> make: Nothing to be done for `blfs'.
>  And yes, I remembered this discussion, and running 'make clean'
> allowed me to then make the book, but it's just another aggravation.
> Creating the book does take too long, but this change made it even
> longer.  Whether I would remember 'make clean' if I had the same
> situation in a month's time is unlikely.

I've run into the same thing, but I can get it to run ok by rmoving tmp/.

   -- Bruce

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