Subject: Re: now 'make cleandir' is confused
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2001 12:46:44
Martin Husemann drunkenly mumbled...
> You can not cvs update a tree with objects and binaries lying around. Do a
> make cleandir before the cvs update and next time use one of the several

but why?  i'm a little confused about that.  shouldn't cvs ignore the local
files that it doesn't know about?  that's how i've always seen it behave before
what's so different here?  just curious.

> variants of obj.dirs available. This will place the the objects in a safe
> subdirectory (or completely outside the source tree). That way they don't
> interfere with cvs (or other archs build from the same tree).

ok, i'll do that, thanks for the info.