[LLVMdev] make dist?

Reid Spencer reid at x10sys.com
Tue Apr 11 20:03:23 PDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 21:03 -0500, Tanya Lattner wrote:
> Reid,
> First, thanks for the excellent overview. This seems like it will be very 
> useful.
> I have a question about dist-check.
> You mention that it will triple the amount of disk space I am using. I am 
> guessing its because it does the following:
> >    11. runs make dist
> >    12. runs make clean
> >    13. runs make dist-clean
> It it necessary for dist-check to run make dist? 

Y'know, when I typed that, I knew you were going to ask that. It doesn't
make sense to me either. Seems a bit overkillish to me.  

> Why would we want to make 
> sure that our distribution can create a distribution? 

I think when I put it in Makefile.rules originally I was wanting to
ensure that all the targets would be buildable, just to make sure.

> If this is not 
> really necessarily, that would cut down the amount of disk space used.. 
> correct?

Yes, it would .. by one third.  I'll take it out.

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