Subject: Re: Hey -- what's happening to my obj dirs?
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2001 21:43:32
On 14 Nov 2001, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:

: /usr/src/games/fortune/strfile/obj.i386.NetBSD-1.5Y-i386 -> /usr/local/obj/games/fortune/strfile.i386.NetBSD-1.5Y-i386

: ...which until now would have caused the above to read:

: /usr/src/games/fortune/strfile/obj.i386 -> /usr/local/obj/games/fortune/strfile.i386
: I must say I liked that better...  :-)

It's back to the old behavior by default, but the new behavior can be turned
on by setting MKHOSTOBJ=yes in mk.conf or the environment.

There's been a lot of requests for having the ability to compile a tree with
different cross-compile hosts, and that's the problem this alternative
objdir naming is meant to address.

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