Subject: Re: Another failure
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/02/2001 05:49:45
On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Paul Goyette wrote:

: 	/usr/src/ -D~/newroot -j1

: install ===> i386_elf
: /usr/src/~/newroot/usr/lib/crtbeginS.o ->
: /usr/src/~/newroot/usr/lib/crtbegin.o
: ln: /usr/src/~/newroot/usr/lib/crtbegin.o: No such file or directory
: *** Error code 1

You can't use "~" in the setting for -D.  If you want that, and your shell
expands ~, you need to put a space between -D and the ~ so the shell will
expand it.

Also, -j no longer overrides mk.conf; mk.conf overrides commandline
options.  This is because the command line options to set the
environment, rather than the make(1) command line, upon reqauest of several

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