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I'm using Fedora 16 and I've successfully compiled Chromium from source (the first time I compiled something from source) a while back following these instructions:


At the end of the process, everything worked. However, after multiple attempts, I have had no luck in compiling a newer version of the program. I am stuck with Version 20.0.1100.0 custom (132047). Before re-building, I follow the steps to syncing my sources. But after all of the steps, build 132047 is still what I have.

Can someone help me please to building newer builds and using them as I can't seem to find anything on the internet.


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When you update the source, do you see what version your snapshot is at? –  Mat May 28 '12 at 15:50
@Mat yes, it shows a newer version (higher number) of the snapshot. –  Jeremy Rea May 28 '12 at 15:55
Are you certain you're running your newly-compiled executable(s)? (Make sure you don't have any "old" chrome windows open.) –  Mat May 28 '12 at 15:56
I would think so. I closed chromium, and deleted my old output folder for the build. Once I finished building, I would run chromium from the new executable but the build version remains that of the previous one instead of the newer one. –  Jeremy Rea May 28 '12 at 19:26

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