[Mono-devel-list] [RFA, PATCH] 'make bootstrap' -- a better reincarnation of 'make fullbuild'

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Wed May 5 13:15:16 EDT 2004


> I have reworked the behaviour of 'make fullbuild' that builds mono and
> mcs from the CVS repository.
> The basic idea is
>   'make fullbuild' should *NOT* install files until the whole tree has
>   been built.  IOW, if the build stops in the middle, your setup should
>   not be changed.
> To this end, I've rewritten 'make fullbuild' to 'make bootstrap', and
> made 'fullbuild' an obsolete target.
>   make fullbuild == make bootstrap && make install

This is a beautiful setup Raja, this patch solves maybe the most asked
question and the major problem we have had in the past.

I like the patch, could you commit, and update the build instructions in
`mono' and `mcs' modules?


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