A question for Xserver debug

Huang, FrankR FrankR.Huang at amd.com
Wed Mar 24 19:14:28 PDT 2010

Done as Alan said.
rm /hw/xfree86/Xorg , then rebuild and install.
The modificaiotn to main takes effect. The dependency is not build well
for this. 
Ajax, how to do solve this?


Message: 8
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 13:19:25 -0400
From: Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net>
Subject: Re: A question for Xserver debug
To: Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM>
Cc: "Huang, FrankR" <FrankR.Huang at amd.com>, xorg-devel at lists.x.org
	<1269451165.10304.146.camel at atropine.boston.devel.redhat.com>
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On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 06:20 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Huang, FrankR wrote:
> > Hi,all
> > 
> >             I am debugging the xserver code now. But one thing has
> > puzzled me.
> > 
> >             When I add some modification to /dix/main.c , then make
> > make install. Though the new main.c file has been compiled, no
> > modification effect display.
> > 
> >             After that, I do some modification to
> > /hw/xfree86/common/xf86Init.c. Do the same steps. The modification
> > main.c displays at the same time. Why this happens??
> No one has ever gone through the exercise of ensuring the complex
> dependencies are properly setup to force rebuilding the Xorg server
> any time any related file changes.   Sometimes you just have to
> manually rm hw/xfree86/Xorg and then make install.   If this annoys
> you, we're happy to review proposed patches to improve it.

I did add the 'relink' target for this reason.

- ajax

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