Subject: Re: Weird "make all" behavior
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael C. Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/1997 22:04:19
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>>>>> "Timekeeper" == Timekeeper <Erik> writes:
Timekeeper> Just as an aside, one issue that our makefiles do not address is initial
Timekeeper> installation of new tools required for the source tree to compile correctly,
Timekeeper> e.g. gcc, yacc, rpcgen, compile_et, and so on. For anyone trying to make the
Timekeeper> leap from 1.2 to -current without a snapshot (which I did on Sun3 about four
Timekeeper> months ago), this is a pain.
I think it should go on the 1.4 wish list.
Curt's stuff was good, but I'd rather not have to build that entire
shadow tree. Additionally, there is the /usr/share/mk problem: there
should be a variable that tells Make where to look.
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