[Scribus] the right way to update local copy of CVS

PLinnell mrdocs
Tue Aug 16 22:15:32 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 16 August 2005 22:01, David Soukal wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm sorry to bring up this question since it's not really related
> to Scribus itself, however I feel I need a clarification about the
> compilation process and its steps.
> Could somebody involved, please, recapitulate what the correct
> steps after synchronizing a local copy of the source tree with the
> CVS server before compilation are?
> It happened to me several times (not only with Scribus) that I
> updated the source tree and compiled the code only to find out that
> the program crashes at situations where it didn't used to do
> that... and the only help was to do "make distclean."
> Is an update followed by "make && make install" OK? Is it always
> wrong? Should I recreate the ./configure file? At what times?
> Thank you for answering my questions, I'm sure others will benefit
> too!
> David
> _______________________________________________

After doing any CVS update:

1. make -f Makefile.cvs 
2 ./configure 
3. make ( grab coffee)
4. make install (as root)

No need in 99.99% of the cases to need to make clean.


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