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From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
To: Anthony PERARD <anthony.perard@citrix.com>
Cc: "Daniel P. Smith" <dpsmith@apertussolutions.com>,
Subject: Re: [XEN PATCH] build: fix building flask headers before descending in flask/ss/
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 15:16:51 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b5c7af20-2694-6f09-2c06-81e4bd338b8d@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20230120133626.55680-1-anthony.perard@citrix.com>

On 20.01.2023 14:36, Anthony PERARD wrote:
> Unfortunatly, adding prerequisite to "$(obj)/ss/built_in.o" doesn't
> work because we have "$(obj)/%/built_in.o: $(obj)/% ;" in Rules.mk.
> So, make is allow to try to build objects in "xsm/flask/ss/" before
> generating the headers.
> Adding a prerequisite on "$(obj)/ss" instead will fix the issue has
> that the target used to run make in this subdirectory.

DYM "... the issue, as that's ..."?

> Unfortunatly, that target is also used when running `make clean`, so
> we need to ignore it in this case. $(MAKECMDGOALS) can't be used in

s/need/want/, I guess, as nothing would break, we'd just create files
only to delete them again right away?

> this case as it is empty, but we can guess which operation is done by
> looking at the list of loaded makefiles.
> Fixes: 7a3bcd2babcc ("build: build everything from the root dir, use obj=$subdir")
> Reported-by: "Daniel P. Smith" <dpsmith@apertussolutions.com>
> Signed-off-by: Anthony PERARD <anthony.perard@citrix.com>

Reviewed-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>

> --- a/xen/xsm/flask/Makefile
> +++ b/xen/xsm/flask/Makefile
> @@ -16,7 +16,11 @@ FLASK_H_FILES := flask.h class_to_string.h initial_sid_to_string.h
>  AV_H_FILES := av_perm_to_string.h av_permissions.h
>  ALL_H_FILES := $(addprefix include/,$(FLASK_H_FILES) $(AV_H_FILES))
> -$(addprefix $(obj)/,$(obj-y)) $(obj)/ss/built_in.o: $(addprefix $(obj)/,$(ALL_H_FILES))
> +# Adding prerequisite to descending into ss/ folder only when not running `make
> +# clean`.

That's then for all "clean" targets, isn't it? I.e. maybe better to refer to
`make *clean` (or `make %clean`, but I think the % could be misleading there)?

I'm happy to make adjustments while committing, as long (or as far) as you
agree with me doing so.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-01-20 14:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-20 13:36 [XEN PATCH] build: fix building flask headers before descending in flask/ss/ Anthony PERARD
2023-01-20 14:13 ` Daniel P. Smith
2023-01-20 14:16 ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2023-01-20 14:30   ` Anthony PERARD

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