[fpc-pascal] Compilation Error At revision 25270.

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Aug 17 12:25:41 CEST 2013

On 17 Aug 2013, at 10:44, Juha Manninen wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 3:40 AM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:
>> FWIW: i learned a while back (from the lazarus list i think) to perform
>> "make clean" before "svn up" because the make files may have changed and the
>> new ones may not know where the old files resided...
>> performing "make clean" first clears the existing directories... then "svn
>> up" followed (possibly with another "make clean" and then) by your normal
>> build flow should result in a truly clean build flow without the possibility
>> of lingering old .o and/or .a build files...
> I don't think the extra "make clean" before "svn up" will really help
> because the generated object files are not under revision control.

"make clean" is not about the source files. Waldo is right: you should always "make clean" (or even better: "make distclean") before updating from svn, because files may move around and then "make clean" will only clean their object and ppu files in the new locations.


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