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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Serialise some things in top-level Makefile

To: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Serialise some things in top-level Makefile
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 08:23:49 +0100
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On 08/07/2010 08:17, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>>> On 07.07.10 at 18:16, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> If the top-level Makefile does "make -C tools" before "make -C xen",
>> or "make -C stubdom" before "make -C tools", things can go wrong.
>> This will also mean that "make dist-tools" should work, if only by
>> virtue of building Xen first.
>> Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I disagree to a change like this, the more that I don't see why it
> would be needed: Building the tools independently and before
> the hypervisor used to work for me quite fine, and if it got broken
> recently I think this is what should get fixed.

Yes, that's always worked for me too. I can't see why there would now be a
dependency between them.

 -- Keir

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