Re: [Ignor Whois] Re: make-kpgk -- recompile without clean?
On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 06:54:13AM -0700, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 12:17:43PM +0100, Brian Brazil wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 05:38:56PM -0700, Bill Moseley wrote:
> > > I built a kernel image and I forgot to enable one setting (console
> > > framebuffer).
> > >
> > > Is it possible to recompile without running clean first?
> > It should complain. Not a good idea to do this anyway. If you must do
> > this search back on this list and someone gave instructions. Something
> > about a 'debian' directory and timestamps IIRC.
> > Just clean and recompile.
> Ok. Seems like a waste, but I guess Make alone couldn't know what needs
> to be recompiled just by looking at individual config options. It's
> easier when a .c is modified.
In theory it can. In reality it can cause problems with symbol
resolution or something like that.
Anyway how long does it take to recompile? My longest was 8 hours - and
I doubt you're on a 486 with 16Mb RAM.