Subject: Re: something to add to UPDATING
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Whitesel <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/2001 04:29:59
>the confusing thing though is that lint is usr.bin/xlint so it took me a little
>while to find.
yes, that is unfortunate, but it avoids confusion if you type 'make lint'...
There is an 'xinstall' directory also, for the same reason.
I believe these names hark back to the days before .PHONY and :: where you
could specify targets that were really just aliases for other rules.
toddpw @ best.com