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SubjectRe: kbuild: prevent make from deleting _shipped files
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Hi,

On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 1:08 PM, Peter Foley <pefoley2@verizon.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Jul 2011, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Arnaud Lacombe <lacombar@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Peter Foley <pefoley2@verizon.net> wrote:
>> >> commit 7373f4f (kbuild: add implicit rules for parser generation)
>> >> created a implicit rule chain (%.c: %.c_shipped: %.y). This causes make to delete the _shipped files
>> >> because it considers them intermediate files. Mark the _shipped files PRECIOUS
>> >> to prevent make from deleting them.
>> >>
>> >> Signed-off-by: Peter Foley <pefoley2@verizon.net>
>> > What make are you using, and what command triggers the issue ?
>> >
>> > Those rules should only be visible on parser regeneration (ie.
>> > REGENERATE_PARSERS defined). make 3.82 does not seem to trigger the
>> > issue:
>> >
>> > % make -v
>> > GNU Make 3.82
>> >
>> > % make REGENERATE_PARSERS=y defconfig
>> >  HOSTCC  scripts/basic/fixdep
>> >  HOSTCC  scripts/kconfig/conf.o
>> >  SHIPPED scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c
>> >  SHIPPED scripts/kconfig/zconf.lex.c
>> >  SHIPPED scripts/kconfig/zconf.hash.c
>> >  HOSTCC  scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.o
>> >  HOSTLD  scripts/kconfig/conf
>> > *** Default configuration is based on 'x86_64_defconfig'
>> > [...]
>> >
>> > The shipped file are still there:
>> >
>> > % ls scripts/kconfig/*_shipped
>> > scripts/kconfig/zconf.hash.c_shipped
>> > scripts/kconfig/zconf.lex.c_shipped
>> > scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c_shipped
>> >
>> a bare make-3.81 from ftp.gnu.org built on a Fedora 14 behave the same.
>>
>> I definitively needs enlightenment on this one :)
>>
>> Thanks,
>>  - Arnaud
>
> The problem only appears when the parsers are actually rebuilt.
> rm scripts/kconfig/*_shipped
^^^^^

This is why. You do not (or at least no longer) need to remove the
*_shipped files before regenerating them.

- Arnaud

> make REGENERATE_PARSERS=1 defconfig
>
>  HOSTCC  scripts/basic/fixdep
>  HOSTCC  scripts/kconfig/conf.o
>  YACC    scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c_shipped
>  SHIPPED scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c
>  LEX     scripts/kconfig/zconf.lex.c_shipped
>  SHIPPED scripts/kconfig/zconf.lex.c
>  GPERF scripts/kconfig/zconf.hash.c_shipped
>  SHIPPED scripts/kconfig/zconf.hash.c
>  HOSTCC  scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.o
> scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c: In function 'header_print_comment':
> scripts/kconfig/confdata.c:551:10: warning: ignoring return value of 'fwrite', declared with attribute warn_unused_result [-Wunused-result]
> scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c: In function 'kconfig_print_comment':
> scripts/kconfig/confdata.c:467:10: warning: ignoring return value of 'fwrite', declared with attribute warn_unused_result [-Wunused-result]
>  HOSTLD  scripts/kconfig/conf
> *** Default configuration is based on 'x86_64_defconfig'
> #
> # configuration written to .config
> #
> rm scripts/kconfig/zconf.hash.c_shipped scripts/kconfig/zconf.tab.c_shipped scripts/kconfig/zconf.lex.c_shipped
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter
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