[PATCH v3 modular] build.sh: better integrate --autoresume and -n

Gaetan Nadon memsize at videotron.ca
Tue Jan 31 13:57:48 PST 2012

On 12-01-31 03:34 PM, Trevor Woerner wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 3:09 PM, Gaetan Nadon <memsize at videotron.ca> wrote:
>> A couple of minor problems. I wouldn't rock the code too much as we can
>> live with them. I am prepared to accept the patch as it is.
> Excellent, thanks for the review and testing :-)
>> If autoresume reaches the last module in the autoresume file, it will
>> get built anyway, whether it has previously passed or failed.
> It was coded that way on purpose to preserve the existing behaviour of
> --autoresume (it always assumes the last module in the built list
> failed), but I admit even I found it weird (no matter how the last
> module did it always has an implicit "FAIL: " status, but I didn't
> think you'd approve if the behaviour changed).
You're right about that, just think how confusing it would be for the
user :-)
>  The "fix" for this
> would entail figuring out if there is a next module to build and
> finding out what that next module might be. That isn't an easy thing
> to do. It is easier when a --modfile is provided, but only slightly
> so.
Ok, let's leave it as it is. That leaves us with the --autoresume
together with -o to resolve. I am leaning towards an error msg on this
combination rather than trying to find a meaning where none exists.

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