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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: Nils Wallménius <>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 22:48:50 +0100

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 7:26 PM, Nils Wallménius
<> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Mike Giacomelli <> wrote:
>>> unfortunately I am not fit enough with the Makefiles to do this for
>>> myself, so I hope somebody can do this for me.
>> Good news!
>> All of that happens in a perl script outside of the main makefile (see make_install in tools/, so feel free to take a stab at it.
> Yes, make install creates a zip similar to a regular build and then
> unzips it into simdisk, so making that a regular file copy instead
> would probably make the make install pretty much instant on operating
> systems/filesystems with lazy file copying.
> Nils

Saratoga pointed out that this is not correct, it does not actually
make a zip file.
Sorry for any confusion.

Received on 2010-12-03

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