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Re: Dependency loops considered harmful?



On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 1:05 AM, Matthew Woehlke
<mw_triad users sourceforge net> wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>>
>> Uhm... you realize that building an rpm every time you want to test a
>> change as you develop an app is incredibly clunky?  It really is not
>> going to happen.  Really.
>
> I still submit that this itself is a problem that should be worked on... Why
> must it be "too clunky"? Why can't we fix it so that expecting developers to
> install via rpm, even for incremental builds, is perfectly reasonable? Of
> course this process probably won't involve going through a full rpmbuild,
> just something that tracks the installed files in rpm's database along with
> updating the database for dependencies (i.e. it would replace 'make install'
> but not 'make all').

This would be nice, but it is at odds with the idea of building from
pristine (archived) sources.


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