proper way to update using git?

Jeff Sadowski jeff.sadowski at
Wed Oct 12 13:07:28 MDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:54 AM, Sean Dague <sdague at> wrote:
> 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
> --
> Sean Dague
> IBM Linux Technology Center
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oops I only sent this to Andrew I quickly(took 2 hours to build on
these slow systems but no extra steps) got it working after the make
Update: rebuild did work it took a bit for it to recompile after a make clean.

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