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Subject: Re: how to avoid a "make install" on simdisk after each change

Re: how to avoid a "make install" on simdisk after each change

From: Antony Stone <>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 16:17:28 +0100

On Friday 03 December 2010 at 16:03, Maurus Cuelenaere wrote:

> "Michael Stummvoll" <> wrote:
> >
> >Is there a better way to avoid typing make install each time I want to
> >test a new build?
> When I worked on plugins I usually did make && cp apps/rocks/<path>
> simdisk/.rockbox/rocks/<name>

Can't you just type "make install", and let 'make' work out that it needs to
do the build before it can do the install?

I don't build Rockbox in this way, so I can't be sure, but that works with
other applications I'm familiar with.

'Make' knows what's needed to create something, whether that's to build it or
to install it, and it should follow the dependencies through from start to



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Received on 2010-12-03

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