proper way to update using git?

Sean Dague sdague at
Wed Oct 12 07:54:54 MDT 2011

On 10/11/2011 08:00 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-10-11 at 17:13 -0600, Jeff Sadowski wrote:
>> actual error was as follows in the log.samba
>> /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba: relocation error:
>> /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba: symbol load_samba_modules, version
>> SAMBA_HOSTCONFIG_0.0.1 not defined in file
>> with link time reference
>> so I thought the fastest way to fix that was to rebuild after a make
>> clean am I wrong?
> The waf build is typically very good at knowing about dependencies
> (unlike the autoconf build, where make clean is required regularly).  In
> this case it didn't get it right, and so a clean is the right thing to
> do.

For what it's worth, I also had a recent build break where make didn't 
understand a symbol change. ./configure.developer and make clean were 
required before the tree would build. Is there anyone looking into when 
waf breaks, and if it's fixable?


Sean Dague
IBM Linux Technology Center
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