Re: build from RO source tree?

From: david nicol (
Date: Wed Jul 02 2003 - 19:46:26 EST

On Wed, 2003-07-02 at 09:15, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> Subject: [PATCH] touchless dependencies for 2.4.x
> Hi,
> The 2.4.x dependency system depends on being able to `touch' include files in
> case of recursive dependencies. This fails when using a revision control
> system (e.g. ClearCase) where non-checked out files are read-only and cannot be
> touch'ed.
> The patch below solves this by making object files depend on (recursive) lists,
> containing the list of dependencies for each header file.

So with this patch applied you can safely build in a lndir against
a RO media. but without it you can't?

David Nicol, independent consultant, contractor, and food service worker

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