[ros-kernel] Makefile improvements
Royce Mitchell III
royce3 at ev1.net
Sat Nov 22 16:00:56 CET 2003
Saturday, November 22, 2003, 10:41:21 AM, you wrote:
> I plan to make a few changes to the current makefiles. Please comment on the
> following topics:
> - Remove the 'dist' target entirely. Does anyone still use it?
> - Change the default install directory ('install' target) for windows to
This would be a very good thing, IMHO. Also to copies everything it's
supposed to, and puts the files in the correct place.
> - Remove the dependency checks for the 'install' and 'bootcd' targets. I
> built several CDs that contained outdated binaries and I wondered why the
> debug output didn't show up. :-/
> - Remove the 'all' target from the 'bootcd' dependency list. It should be up
> to the user to ensure the binaries are up-to-date. I often build a single
> component, usetup for example, and create a new CD next. Checking/building
> the whole source tree can be very annoying in this case.
> - Remove the install and bootcd scripts (.bat and .sh) in order to clean-up
> the build process.
I liked the ability to change the install destination with
install.bat. I used this in a custom binst.bat for bochs that would
allow me to update my bochs image with a single command. Would it be
possible to do a 'make install c:\bochs\reactos' or something to that
> - Remove gditest and gstart from the build list, or perhaps even from the
> source tree, because today they are nothing more than outdated hacks.
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