[plt-scheme] build error with svn 14677

From: Doug Orleans (dougorleans at gmail.com)
Date: Fri May 1 18:05:34 EDT 2009

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On May  1, Robby Findler wrote:
>> The svn tree is the latest, but the Makefiles are not guaranteed to
>> always get the right dependencies. They usually work, but if you see
>> problems, best thing is to just blow away the build directory and
>> try again. (And if you see a configure script change or a
>> Makefile.in changes, then probably best to not even try.)

I see, so the problem was not with subversion but with configure?

> Do this instead:
>  cd .../plt/src
>  mkdir build
>  cd build
>  ../configure
>  make
>  make install

Would the following be equivalent?

cd .../plt/src
make clean
make install

Or, probably better would be to make clean before doing svn update?

--dougorleans at gmail.com

Posted on the users mailing list.