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Re: do I really need "make-kpkg clean"?

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Manoj Srivastava wrote:

>> So how do you tell make-kpkg to not clean everything for a
>> recompilation of a same version kernel with only a tiny change in
>> the config file?
>         Are you sure that tine change shall be propagated to the
>  kernel that shall be built?
>> Reberto has mentioned 'do_clean := NO' method. Have you ever used
>> it? If not, what you do you use to avoid unnecessary recompilations
>> during tweaking of the config file?
>         No, that won't do it. The do_clean := NO ensures that the tree
>  is not cleaned after the .deb is built.

The question is, what if  I am fiddling with some feature and want to do a
minor change to see if that fixes the problem. I shouldn't be made to do a
complete recompile just because I made one single minor change.
If you don't agree, you are ruining the pleasure of makefiles.

Yes, having that could be a trouble but having root allowed to do a `rm
- -rf /` is also a problem.

A --force or --clean-all option should be there. That's just my opinion.

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