On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 09:14:30AM -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 19.02.18 at 17:05, <roger....@citrix.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 08:43:51AM -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >> >>> On 19.02.18 at 15:16, <roger....@citrix.com> wrote:
> >> > ---
> >> >  xen/arch/x86/Makefile | 6 +++---
> >> >  xen/arch/x86/Rules.mk | 5 +----
> >> >  xen/include/Makefile  | 2 +-
> >> >  3 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> >> 
> >> What about the "%.i: %.c", "%.s: %.c", and "%.s: %.S" rules
> >> near the end of xen/Rules.mk?
> > 
> > Hm, those rules don't seem to be used at all in x86, are they not
> > needed anymore because there are more specific rules instead?
> > 
> > I can add the filtering there, but maybe it would be better to simply
> > remove those?
> 
> No, don't, ever. They're not needed for a _normal_ build, but in case
> of build problems they may be needed for analyzing the issue, i.e.
> when you need to look at one of the intermediate files. I happen to
> use this every once in a while, especially when macro invocations
> nest so deeply that the compiler doesn't produce useful location
> information anymore.

Oh, OK, thanks for the clarification. I'm adding the filtering there
then.

Roger.

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