Subject: Re: make obj
To: Mike Pumford <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/02/1998 18:07:08
Mike Pumford wrote:
> Patrick Welche wrote:
> > 
> > Well, without trying to do anything fancy, in /usr/src I did a
> > make cleandir && make obj && make build
> > I didn't think I had to do anything else for the obj directories to
> > get used - and they really are all empty, not just some of them.
> > 
> Well acording to /usr/src/share/mk.bsd.README
> BSDSRCDIR       The real path to the system sources, so that 'make obj'
>                 will work correctly. [/usr/src]
> BSDOBJDIR       The real path to the system 'obj' tree, so that 'make obj'
>                 will work correctly. [/usr/obj]
> It does read like the default is to use them but I know that the build I did
> just placed the .o files in the source directory and I can't see anything else
> that relates to it in that file. I do recommend using DESTDIR when doing make
> build since it allows you to try out the new binary before installing them
> with a make install.
> Perhaps current-users might have something to say on this subject.
> Mike

The reason I posted to port-arm32 is that the obj directories are
simply used under NetBSD/i386 without having to do anything other than
a make obj to create them, so I thought it might be specific to