Re: runtime files and the building wiki page
- On Mar 23, 5:37 am, björn <bjorn.winck...@...> wrote:
> Hi Adam,Makes perfect sense to me now, thank you!
> 2009/3/23 Adam!!!:
> > On the "How to build MacVim" wiki page, it says:
> > "At the moment the Vim runtime files are not updated inside the app
> > bundle if they are modified. If you modify any runtime files, then you
> > have to clean the MacVim project and build it again."
> > For ye olde user building from sources, that's a little ambiguous.
> > Does that mean that every time a file in runtime/ is updated via a git
> > pull, you must run 'make clean' in src/ and 'xcodebuild clean' in src/
> > MacVim/?
> > It may help to add something a little more specific in there as to
> > what counts as me modifying runtime files, and what needs to be
> > cleaned to what extent.
> Let me think of how to phrase that better.
> If a runtime file (in a vim7/runtime subdirectory) is modified (by any
> means) then Xcode will not notice this modification and hence will not
> copy the files into the app bundle unless you clean the Xcode project
> first. Thus, after a (potential) modification of the runtime files
> you will first need to "xcodebuild clean" and then "xcodebuild" (but
> it is not necessary to "make clean"). To take your example: if you
> "git pull" and notice the runtime files have been modified then you do
> need to clean the Xcode project before building or they will not be
> copied into the app bundle.
> Does that (somewhat verbose) explanation make more sense?
Is there a happy medium that could be used on the Wiki?
Xcode will not pick up changes to the Vim runtime files. Any time that
files in the runtime/ directory are changed, you must run "xcodebuild
clean" before the usual "xcodebuild".
Just a suggestion there.
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