[GRASS5] Re: next_step
neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Wed Oct 11 09:32:21 EDT 2000
On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 02:07:21PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 11:38:27AM +0100, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 04:42:20PM +0700, Justin Hickey wrote:
> > > Hi Markus
> > >
> > > I just had a thought that we don't need the src/CMD/next_step/ directory
> > > anymore. The grass make process continues if any errors are encountered
> > > so it will always go through all modules. Thus the purpose of the
> > > next_step directory (allowing compilation to continue where an error
> > > occured) is now redundant. What do you think?
> > Hi Justin,
> > the *only* use is, when you interrupt the compilation process
> > and restart it again. But nowadays machines are quite fast, the
> > process could even be started from scratch and the compiler would
> > run through all stuff again (partly without compiling).
> > I agree to remove it. It is even a good idea to start the
> > "make install" always from beginning as new users don't know
> > that they have to delete the src/CMD/next_step/* file if they
> > want to recompile the entire thing.
> > Developers, any objections here?
> We should add a description on how to compile a single module.
Done. I have added a short passage to
> Sometimes I want debugging or experimental flags for just one module.
> We should have instructions on how to do this.
To be done... volunteers?
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