build.py should support a more fine-grained clean

Bug #672928 reported by Vincent Ladeuil on 2010-11-09
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Bazaar Mac Installers
High
Gordon Tyler

Bug Description

> > So I would suggest doing `./build.py clean` when first setting up for
> > releasing a new version and then `./build.py` to do builds while
> > tweaking the config.
>
> Doest it mean qt will be fully recompiled doing so ? The 10.5 host is an
> underpowered laptop, avoiding this particular step is welcome :)

Yes, it completely cleans the build output directory so that everything
is compiled from scratch.

Recompiling pyqt and sip is a pain, I agree, even on my MacBook Pro.

It would be nice to restrict clean to specific plugins or packages. It
should be pretty easy.

Vincent Ladeuil (vila) on 2010-11-09
Changed in bzr-mac-installers:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Gordon Tyler (doxxx) on 2010-11-09
Changed in bzr-mac-installers:
assignee: nobody → Gordon Tyler (doxxx)
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