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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [continuum] BUILD FAILURE: Classlib/linux.ia32 Build/Test
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 12:59:28 GMT

Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> Ok I see now. I was just worried that it is something wrong with files 
> being locked undeletable.
> Should continuum ignore this clean warning and try once more if it 
> happens instead of reporting build failure?


> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Gregory Shimansky wrote:
>>> I've seen the same failure of clean target several times. Does anyone 
>>> know why it happens? When I run clean again, it usually succeeds. The 
>>> failure is 100% reproducible, clean usually works, but sometimes 
>>> finds some files which weren't deleted.
>> We decided that 'clean' should complain if it finds derived files left
>> in the build directory after having removed all the files it expects to
>> be there.  Usually this would be an indication that the clean target is
>> missing some derived files in it's remove task.  However, if we rename a
>> type (as in this case) then the build will notice the old .class file
>> with no corresponding .java file, so it artificially triggers the 
>> warning.
>> After printing the warning the clean task removes any remaining files
>> anyway.  If you continuously see the warning then the clean target is
>> likely wrong, if you see it as a one-off then that it is probably due to
>> a rename.

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