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

To: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Serialise some things in top-level Makefile
From: Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 09:25:27 +0100
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At 08:17 +0100 on 08 Jul (1278577054), Jan Beulich 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.

+1.  I do most of my work with 32-bit tools and a 64-bit Xen; I
definitely don't want to serialize my tools builds behind a useless
32-bit Xen build.



Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Principal Software Engineer, XenServer Engineering
Citrix Systems UK Ltd.  (Company #02937203, SL9 0BG)

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