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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] wundering what --clean or --noinit are going to do?
  • From: Richard Bos <ml@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 12:48:38 +0200
  • Message-id: <200703261248.38813.ml@xxxxxxxxxx>
Op Monday 26 March 2007 09:41:16 schreef Andreas Jaeger:
> Richard Bos <ml@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > /ME wundering what --clean or --noinit are going to do:
> >
> >  osc help build  openSUSE_Factory i586 gramps.spec
> > build: build a package on your local machine
> > You need to call the command inside a package directory.
> >
> > usage: 1. osc build <platform> <arch> <specfile> [--clean|--noinit]
> >        2. BUILD_DIST=... osc build <specfile> [--clean|--noinit]
> >           where BUILD_DIST equals <platform>-<arch>
> >
> >
> > What is going to be cleaned?  The package cache, build directory or the
> > install directory or just all?
> >
> > --noinit?  What is it going to do?
>
> AFAIK (please double check!):
> --clean: Delete old build root before initializing it.
> --noinit: Skip initialization of build root and start with build directly
>
> --noinit can be used to speed building up if you just changed a patch.
> If you add additional BuildRequires, it might *not* add them.
>
> --clean might be sometimes faster than the normal deinstall/install
> cycle since it does a rm -rf.

I very much hope that this information (when correct of course) will become 
part of the 'osc help build' output.


-- 
Richard Bos
We are borrowing the world of our children,
It is not inherited from our parents.
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