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RE: [Xen-devel] debian add-build.patch (5 of 5)

> > Isn't this what 'make dist' does already? It builds everything and
> > copies files to dist/install
> >
> > I have my system set up such that the /boot partition is an 
> NFS mount of
> > the dist/install/boot directory, which means I never have 
> to do a make
> > install, and thus never need root privs as part ofa build.
> What's the point of installing during build?  It s/b a separate step.

"make dist" simply copies the built objects to the dist directory tree.
It's pretty pointless doing any kind of build without this. It
certainnly seems a rather more useful default target.


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