[pacman-dev] [PATCH 3/5] Clean is done everytime it's asked for

Seblu seblu at seblu.net
Fri Aug 12 14:34:37 EDT 2011

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 07:49:07PM +0200, Seblu wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 6:58 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 12:56:41PM +0200, Sebastien Luttringer wrote:
>> >> Before this, cleaning is done when script exit with a value != 0.
>> >> If a build fail, directory remain unclean. The purpose of cleaning should
>> >> not be changed if build fail.
>> >
>> > I think this is intended behavior. One might want to investigate _why_ a
>> > build failed by looking in the $srcdir.
>> Someone who wants to investigate a build failure doesn't pass -c as argument ?
> You're assuming that you know beforehand that the package will build
> correctly. For any non-vcs package, I almost always want to use
> `makepkg -risc'.
>> Same as you don't strip when you want to debug.
>> gcc -g toto.c -o toto; strip toto, have the same behaviour
> I don't think how this is analogous. The behavior we have with -c is
> more similar to:
> make && make install && make clean
> Note the conditional nature of this.
>> When you call "makepkg", it will fail and don't remove content to make
>> investigation. If you call "makepkg -c", i suppose, you want do clean
>> (even it fail).
> And as I mentioned above, you don't know that the package will be built
> successfully, but you want the build directory cleaned IFF it does build.
ok do you think a -C which clean inconditionnaly and let -c clean when success ?


Sébastien Luttringer

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