Last Comment Bug 707121 - msvc* dlls will never get removed on update
: msvc* dlls will never get removed on update
Product: Firefox
Classification: Client Software
Component: Build Config (show other bugs)
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: Firefox 11
Assigned To: Mark Banner (:standard8)
: Gregory Szorc [:gps] (away until 2017-03-20)
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Blocks: 696422
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Reported: 2011-12-02 03:31 PST by Mark Banner (:standard8)
Modified: 2012-02-16 09:27 PST (History)
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The fix (1.11 KB, patch)
2011-12-02 03:31 PST, Mark Banner (:standard8)
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Description User image Mark Banner (:standard8) 2011-12-02 03:31:49 PST
Created attachment 578538 [details] [diff] [review]
The fix

When we change the version of MSVC that we're using, we'll start shipping some new dlls, however we won't actually remove the old ones. This is because in they are listed as:


However, the golden rule for moving/copying things from is that you remove @BINPATH@.

Currently we're trying to remove bin/msvc* rather than just msvc* (I verified this looking at the make partial mar step in a nightly builds).
Comment 1 User image Mark Banner (:standard8) 2011-12-02 06:21:49 PST
Landed on inbound:
Comment 2 User image Ed Morley [:emorley] 2011-12-02 12:04:13 PST

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