[CFT] WITH_META_MODE: Working incremental build

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at FreeBSD.org
Mon May 30 15:31:05 UTC 2016

On 5/27/2016 5:16 PM, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> To use this you must either add WITH_META_MODE=yes to your environment
> or add it into /etc/src-env.conf (not /etc/src.conf or /etc/make.conf).
> You will also need to load the filemon(4) module with 'kldload filemon'.

You also need to 'make cleanworld' once.  If objects don't have .meta
files then META_MODE won't do the right thing on an incremental build.

There is code in bmake to force a rebuild if a .meta file is missing,
but it is only partially applied currently.  I would like it to be
enabled always.

Bryan Drewery

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