[Monetdb-developers] IMPORTANT: imminent change to repositories
Stefan.Manegold at cwi.nl
Tue Jan 2 16:10:08 CET 2007
On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 01:46:47PM +0100, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> [maybe a bit late, for some of you, but hopefully still in time for others.]
> With such major changes in build process as the respository split, it is
> highly recoomended to re-start with a clean build once you upgrade to a
> newer/the latest version, i.e., throw away both your prefix/install and
> build directories and de-bootstrap your sources *before* upgrading.
> if you're using conf/conf.bash, source conf/conf.bash *after* the cvs update
> (-dP !) in a virgin shell, and
> then build from scratch starting with bootstrap ...
> in case you cannot (easily) throw away your prefix/install directory (e.g.,
> becaus there is more than MonetDB related stuff), you can run
> `make uninstall` in the *old* build directories *before* removing them (and
> *before* running de-bootstrap & cvs update).
(for me) all `make uninstall` work fine (for the latest CVS head and after
fixing buildtools, where `make uninstall` left autogen behind.
> Please be aware, that we developers try our best to make things "as simple
> as possible" for you users, but we simply cannot in advance think of (let
> alone check and test) all different individual user setups, hence, a *clean*
> re-start is the best solution for each major upgrade.
> ps: patching *generated* files to get things working is usually not a good
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