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build: fix make install and out/doc/api%.html in BUILDTYPE=Debug #2615

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It is reported in Japanese NodeJS ML that installing of 0.7.1 with nave is failed.
This is because nave builds and installs node with "./configure --debug ; make; make install" and GYP in 0.7.x only build out/Debug while WAF in 0.6.x build both out/Debug and out/Release.

It might be an issue of nave but I think it is worth to fix this in the node side to be compatible with the build behaviors between 0.6.x and 0.7.x

Before applying this patch, it fails to make install after configure --debug as below

# ./configure --debug ; make ; make install
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/ohtsu/tmp/github/node/out'
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/ohtsu/tmp/github/node/out'
ln -fs out/Debug/node node_g
out/Release/node tools/installer.js ./config.gypi install
make: out/Release/node: Command not found
make: *** [install] Error 127

Bfter applying this patch, the Release build is checked before make install and install was completed fine.

# ./configure --debug ; make ; make install
mkdir -p /usr/local/lib/node/
cp -rf tools/wafadmin /usr/local/lib/node/
cp -rf tools/node-waf /usr/local/bin/node-waf
mkdir -p /usr/local/lib/node_modules/
cp -rf deps/npm /usr/local/lib/node_modules/npm
ln -sf ../lib/node_modules/npm/bin/npm-cli.js /usr/local/bin/npm

Shigeki, thanks for the report. Isn't the patch below all that you need? It's in line with the v0.6 system in that it builds both debug and release builds if --debug is given.

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 33c9e18..54199ee 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ PYTHON ?= python
 ifeq ($(BUILDTYPE),Release)
 all: out/Makefile node
-all: out/Makefile node_g
+all: out/Makefile node node_g

 # The .PHONY is needed to ensure that we recursively use the out/Makefile

Ben, yes your patch is right.
I just assumed that you had changed the policy of "make all" not to build both ones in the Debug for saving time because GYP needs longer time than that of WAF and it seems to be rare for someone to type just "make install" only in configured as debug build.
Your patch makes Node behave completely in the same manner between WAF and GYP. Please apply it.

@bnoordhuis bnoordhuis closed this pull request from a commit
@bnoordhuis bnoordhuis build: compile release build too if BUILDTYPE=Debug
It's backwards compatible with the old waf build system. If you want to compile
just the debug build, run `make -C out BUILDTYPE=Debug` instead.

Fixes #2615.

Thanks Shigeki, it's fixed in f89beaf.


Ben, thank for your fix. nave will work well in the next 0.7.2

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  1. +8 −4 Makefile
12 Makefile
@@ -5,8 +5,15 @@ PYTHON ?= python
ifeq ($(BUILDTYPE),Release)
all: out/Makefile node
+install: all
+ out/Release/node tools/installer.js ./config.gypi install
all: out/Makefile node_g
+install: all
+ $(MAKE) -C out BUILDTYPE=Release
+ out/Release/node tools/installer.js ./config.gypi install
# The .PHONY is needed to ensure that we recursively use the out/Makefile
@@ -30,9 +37,6 @@ out/Debug/node:
out/Makefile: common.gypi deps/uv/uv.gyp deps/http_parser/http_parser.gyp deps/zlib/zlib.gyp deps/v8/build/common.gypi deps/v8/tools/gyp/v8.gyp node.gyp config.gypi
tools/gyp_node -f make
-install: all
- out/Release/node tools/installer.js ./config.gypi install
out/Release/node tools/installer.js ./config.gypi uninstall
@@ -131,7 +135,7 @@ out/doc/%: doc/%
cp $< $@
out/doc/api/%.html: doc/api/%.markdown node $(apidoc_dirs) $(apiassets) tools/doctool/doctool.js
- out/Release/node tools/doctool/doctool.js doc/template.html $< > $@
+ out/$(BUILDTYPE)/node tools/doctool/doctool.js doc/template.html $< > $@
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