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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-06 11:02:42

Thomas Witt <witt_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> In a recent posting Dave mentioned that stage now causes a relink of a target
> instead of a simple copy. I had realized this before and thought this is a
> bug. I just want to let you know that there are situations where this is not
> desirable. I have an application that take 10+ min to link. I just stage to
> "copy" the executable to a more accessible place in the filesystem, adding
> shortcuts to identify variants. I can no longer do this as linking twice
> wastes way to much time.

IIUC, it only relinks if you ask it to build both the staged and the
unstaged target. However, Rene may not have built in a convenient fake
target name to use to build just the staged target. Rene?



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