Unsuccessful GIT build
jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 28 10:27:01 MDT 2011
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 12:03:22PM -0400, Charles Tryon wrote:
> Unfortunately, this post isn't going to be a lot of help, but I just ran
> into another git build failure which I was able to fix by blowing away my
> current samba-master directory and doing a clean pull/config/build. Last
> build on that particular test system was around Oct 18. I jumped too
> quickly and just removed the broken master directory (as opposed to renaming
> it so I could go back and get more details) before restarting the build. My
> The one point is, for those people who are seeing issues in suddenly not
> being able to build, or with test failures, the failure may not be a broken
> library dependency or configure issue. One thing to test is to remove
> (rename, move, etc.) the build directory and start from scratch. I know
> there have been a lot of fixes for cleaning up leftover cruft when things
> change, but it looks like there may still be some issues.
> (If I see this error again, I'll do a better job of documenting it....)
git clean -d -f -x
from the top level directory, then doing the re-configure and make.
That command destroys all files not under git control, and is the
equivalent of doing a "make distclean" in the old autoconf environment.
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