[Monetdb-developers] windows compilaton...

Romulo Goncalves R.A.Goncalves at cwi.nl
Mon Feb 26 11:12:57 CET 2007

>> What is the best procedure to update the MonetDB in windows? I cannot
>> all the time check if there are old files or not. The compilation should
>> detect if there are changes and if yes the old files should me removed.
>> If not the best way is to checkout all the time a new version and
>> compile everything.
>> Regards,
>> Romulo
> There should not be a need to do a complete checkout ever.  I never do.
>  I only use "cvs update -dP".
> It is very hard to get all make dependencies right so that make always
> does the right thing.  Therefore, it is sometimes necessary to recompile
> everything, or at least everything in a particular subproject.  The
> easiest way to do that is by completely removing the build directory (in
> the default setup of the conf.bash script that would be the Linux
> subdirectory on Linux and the CYGWIN subdirectory on Cygwin).  You can
> also run ./de-bootstrap, but that is also rarely needed (as long as you
> do run ./bootstrap when any *.ag file changes).
In cygwin I know that, However, I am using the nmake. I do not have a 
build directory to remove ;)


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