Subject: Re: building with obj/ directories
To: Marc Wandschneider <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@nobozo.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 01/07/1994 13:04:26
> 	when i build netbsd, i usually just type make, and let it
> 	build everything in the /usr/src tree in the same directories
> 	as the source.  [one of the nice things about a big-ass disk ;-)]

building with 'obj' directories or symlinks is recommended.

> 	1. are there, in fact, two different ways to do OBJDIR builds?

there are actually more, but i'll tell you the two easy ones...  8-)

> 	2. how do i do these?

well, you already know how to build without 'obj' directories.

if you're in /usr/src, and say "make obj", it'll make directories in
/usr/obj for the various programs in the source tree, and make links
which point to those directories in the programs' source directories.

If you're not in /usr/src, and say "make obj", it'll make an "obj"
directory in each of the program source directories.