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hai to all, i think this ques is a small one.what could be the difference between compilation and recompilation. when to use which one....
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    hai to all,

    i think this ques is a small one.what could be the difference between compilation and recompilation.
    when to use which one.

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    Very simple..

    Recompile is to compile something already compiled. For example, you've already compiled the kernel but you forgot to add support for some hardware, you'd have to recompile the kernel.
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