proper way to update using git?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Oct 13 04:04:54 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-10-13 at 14:18 +1100, tridge at wrote:
> > > 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?
>  > 
>  > Yes, Tridge typically chases this down when he gets time.
> the key to fixing dependency issues is to have a good reproducible
> example. So if you have an example tree where its not working, then
> you can create a compressed tarball of the entire tree (yes, its very
> large) and put it somewhere I can get it. Please don't email it to
> me. Alternatively, if you have a tested, reliable way to reproduce the
> problem from a clean tree then let me know what that is.
> I've fixed quite a few dependency bugs, and only one turned out to be
> a bug in waf (which was fixed very quickly by Thomas). The bugs are
> far more commonly because of a implicit dependency we have that is not
> made clear in our build rules. Our build rules get quite complex at
> times, and sometimes we get them wrong.

I saw this here too, which is why I mentioned it.  I'll see if I can get
you some git revisions.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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