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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL 00/12] perf tools fixes
Em Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 04:12:54PM -0700, Linus Torvalds escreveu:
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
> <acme@infradead.org> wrote:
> >
> > Sorry about the noise, there is a problem in the way the python binding
> > is built, i.e. it should notice that the header changed and rebuild the
> > python binding, I bet this was what made David not notice it :-\
>
> Can you please make sure that gets fixed at some point too? No huge
> hurry, it can wait for the next merge window, but bugs like that not
> only cause this kind of stupid compile errors, they also cause really
> odd "why doesn't it work" problems that people can spend tons and tons
> of time debugging, because they don't really "exist" - they're just a
> result of a stale object file that didn't get properly recompiled.

Will get that fixed. Its a hell of a lot annoying to me.

> > You noticed it probably because it was the first build of the tool on
> > your local repo or used a new O= output dir.
>
> I do "git clean -dqfx" every once in a while (especially after having
> done "make allmodconfig" builds before -rc releases etc), and I don't
> recompile the perf tools very often. So yeah, this was the first build
> after a cleanout event.

Thanks for testing it that way. I'll do my best not to fail in such last
minute -rc tests. <expletives about world-as-whe-known-it-falling-apart>
removed. :-P

- Arnaldo


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