Subject: Re: RFE: "make install" doesn't check for existance of target directory
To: - Greg Earle <earle@isolar.Tujunga.CA.US>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@postgres.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/1994 19:09:25
> Would it be too much to ask to have the "make
>install" target check to make sure that the target directory exists first, and
>to create it if it doesn't exist?

yes.  use 'mtree' and the mtree configuration files to create a
directory tree.  see the example use in /usr/src/etc/Makefile.