Commit e96d53b2 authored by Ben Boeckel's avatar Ben Boeckel Committed by Kitware Robot
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Merge topic 'doc-incremental-builds' into release

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 docs: document how to get incremental builds to work
Acked-by: Kitware Robot's avatarKitware Robot <kwrobot@kitware.com>
Acked-by: W. Alan Scott's avatarW. Alan Scott <wascott@sandia.gov>
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once you checkout a specfic version, you may want to refer to the README for
that specific version.
## Incremental builds
The superbuild is kind of naïve for changes to project sources within the
superbuild. This is due to the superbuild not tracking all source files for
each project and instead only "stamp files" to indicate the steps performed.
When changing the source of a subproject, the best solution is to delete the
"stamp file" for the build step of that project:
$ rm superbuild/$project/stamp/$project-build
and to rerun the superbuild's build step.
## Projects and Features
The superbuild contains multiple projects which may be used to enable
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