[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] Remove autogenerated makefiles after running tests

Zachary Turner zturner at google.com
Wed Feb 4 09:49:24 PST 2015

Here's the original thread:

I would suggest starting a new thread on lldb-dev and linking to that post
for some context, and explaining the current state of things and your
proposed solution.

On Wed Feb 04 2015 at 8:14:07 AM Pavel Labath <labath at google.com> wrote:

> I'm all for having temporary files out of the source tree. It is not going
> to be easy though...
> Yes, i delete the makefiles from the tree. Do you know what was the reason
> they did not like that.
> I saw that Greg put one of these files in, that's why he's on cc: :)
> I guess the reason is something like, being able to run the test manually
> if it is failing. However, I would say that in this case you should run the
> test with LLDB_DO_CLEANUP=NO and that will leave all the temporaries
> (including the Makefile) for analysis. I think the common case (running the
> testsuite without failures) should be as painless as possible and in case
> you really need to debug, rerunning a single test is not a big deal.
> http://reviews.llvm.org/D7407
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