issues w/ installing stuff multiple times...

Garrett Cooper yaneurabeya at
Wed Oct 29 04:39:19 UTC 2014

On Oct 27, 2014, at 15:10, Brooks Davis <brooks at> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 02:55:09PM -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>> On Oct 27, 2014, at 14:50, John-Mark Gurney <jmg at> wrote:
>>> There are issues w/ installing tests where the test files get installed
>>> multiple times.
>>> To reproduce this, use the following steps:
>>> make installworld -j 8 DESTDIR=<somelocation> -DNO_ROOT
>>> Once you have done the above, in <somelocation> there will be the file
>>> METALOG, run:
>>> grep -v type=dir <somelocation>/METALOG | awk '{ print $1 }' | sort | uniq -d
>>> This will print out the current list if files that get installed multiple
>>> times....
>>> Currently, it looks like all the tests subdirs are installed a second
>>> time...
>>> Could someone look at making it so that they don't get installed
>>> multiple times?
>> Hi jmg!
>>    I have a patch out for this that I need to commit today. Thank you for the reminder.
> Great to hear this will be fixed.  Once we've fixed them all, it would be
> really good to have a test in Jenkins looking out for new duplicate files
> since they are always bugs.

I got swamped at $work yet again. I need to do a bit more testing for the patch, but I’ll try to get it out this week after I’ve done the necessary testing.
Thank you,
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