Subject: Re: SUBDIR_CHANGE (Was: SUBDIR_EXCLUDES)
To: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/11/2000 16:55:49
This sounds... interesting. Certainly I would be happy to see
it in the tree. Would anyone have any objections?
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On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > excluding postfix (or anything else) in a build:
> > It would be nice to fix this in a generic way - any
> > volunteers? One idea would be to have a SUBDIR_EXCLUDE
> > variable. If set, bsd.subdir.mk would run through SUBDIR
> > and remove anything in SUBDIR_EXCLUDE. You would only pay
> > the extra processing cost if SUBDIR_EXCLUDE were set, but
> > it would make it easier to produce 'cut down' builds.
> FreeBSD's bsd.subdir.mk has an interesting solution to this
> problem. You set up a parallel directory tree in which you
> store files that can override SUBDIRS for the source tree.
> # SUBDIR_CHANGE A directory-tree that contains overrides for
> # corresponding build subdirs.
> # Each override is a file containing one subdirname per line:
> # 'subdirlist' is a pure override
> # 'subdirdrop' drops directories from the build
> # 'subdiradd' adds directories to the build
> --apb (Alan Barrett)