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From: Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org>
To: Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org>
Cc: bug-gnulib@gnu.org, Collin Funk <collin.funk1@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: gnulib-tool caching
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2024 11:38:05 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5243556.8YlivOVZr6@nimes> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ttm44yol.fsf@kaka.sjd.se>

Simon Josefsson wrote:
> is it possible to design a reliable
> caching mechanism?  Something similar to CONFIG_SITE for autoconf?

CONFIG_SITE is not reliable; that's the problem with it...

> I find that ./gnulib-tool takes a long time and 95% of the time I use
> it, it ended up doing exactly the same thing as it did last time I ran
> it: copying a set of possibly patched files out of the gnulib directory.

I use gnulib-tool with option --symlink in such cases. As long as the
module descriptions don't change, you don't need to re-run gnulib-tool
then.

Bruno





  reply	other threads:[~2024-02-19 10:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-02-19  1:24 [PATCH] gnulib-tool.py: Fix function call on incorrect object Collin Funk
2024-02-19  2:17 ` Bruno Haible
2024-02-19  8:59   ` Simon Josefsson via Gnulib discussion list
2024-02-19 10:38     ` Bruno Haible [this message]
2024-02-19 12:55       ` gnulib-tool caching Simon Josefsson via Gnulib discussion list
2024-02-19 21:50         ` Bruno Haible
2024-02-19 22:24           ` Sam James
2024-02-19 23:11             ` Bruno Haible
2024-02-19 23:17               ` Sam James
2024-02-19 18:37   ` [PATCH] gnulib-tool.py: Fix function call on incorrect object Collin Funk
2024-02-19 21:36     ` Bruno Haible
2024-02-19 22:42       ` Collin Funk

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