Subject: Re: minor change to "make build": add MKOBJDIRS (defaults to off)
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/01/1999 03:09:13
On Tue, 30 Nov 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> I've made a minor change to the top-level makefile and
> share/mk/ 
> The new variable MKOBJDIRS, which defaults to "no", determines whether
> a "make obj" gets invoked during a "make build"; if it's not set to
> "no", a "make obj" is invoked after the "make cleandir".  It's done
> after, rather than before, so that transitions from non-objdir-based
> builds to objdir-based builds are more likely to work.
> If you set MKOBJDIRS=yes in your /etc/mk.conf, "make build" should
> populate obj directories as appropriate.

Would it make sense to set MKOBJDIRS=yes if OBJMACHINE is set?
(it seems OBJMACHINE is not documented, though...)

 - Hubert

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