Subject: Re: make cleandir blowing up all over the place?!
To: Rob Healey <>
From: Dave Leonard <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/1995 09:48:36
> 	Anybody done a make cleandir on the source heirarchy lately?
> 	I have a May 15th running system with a June 25th sup. I did
> 	a make install in include and share/mk. Since so much in includes
> 	had changed I thought I'd clean things out a bit with a make
> 	cleandir. Trouble is the cleandir is blowing up in almost
> 	every main tree trying to delete nothing, i.e. rm -f commands
> 	with no files.
> 	Anybody seen this? Irritating...

try "make -k cleandir".  thats the 'keep-on-keeping-on' flag.

maybe $(RM) (or whatever) should be changed to
	RM = rm -f ' '
while hoping nobody has a file called ' '

David Leonard                            BE(Comp)/BCompSc 5th year student
The University of Queensland   
perl -e 'for $c(split(//,"BILLGATES\003")){$s+=ord($c)};print $s."\n"'