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Re: [PATCHES] OS/X startup scripts

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
To: Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] OS/X startup scripts
Date: 2007-05-16 00:29:36
Message-ID: 20070516002935.GH20707@nasby.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 03:35:45PM +1200, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> >>Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >
> >>>Except that it also includes diffs for generated files, which tend to be
> >>>huge.  To work around that you need to create a list of files to
> >>>exclude, and the whole thing (which was cumbersome already) starts to
> >>>get unmanageable.
> >>$ make maintainer-clean
> >>
> >>before the diff, which clears all those out.
> >
> >Yeah, but then if you make a mistake with the patch and have to build
> >again to retest, you have to wait the whole thing to compile, which can
> >be annoying.
> >
> 
> True - depends on the speed of your machine as to how annoying this 
> really is... (I'm using a PIII 1.26 GHz... takes 5 min with -O2 - good 
> excuse for a coffee etc).
> 
> However, as David brought up previously it is probably worth mentioning 
> several of the various CVS work-arounds in the docs, so people at least 
> get a good survey of the options - they can then choose whichever suits 
> their needs best.

+1...

BTW, is there some trick to getting cvs diff to ignore files that aren't
in the repo?
-- 
Jim Nasby                                      decibel(at)decibel(dot)org
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)

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