Subject: Re: BSDOBJDIR=/usr/src/obj causes loop and other issues
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/21/2002 11:15:19
On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Todd Vierling wrote:

# I don't know that this is presently fixable in any sane way.  The problem is
# that there's now a top-level objdir.  I could hack it up to skip creating
# the symlink at the top level, resulting in the objdir acting like a
# `standard' one at that directory.
# Note that BSDOBJDIR is intended to provide an objdir tree *outside* of src.
# If you're putting it inside the src tree, I have to wonder why you aren't
# simply using standard objdirs...?

...because the objdirs seem to want to create /usr/obj, unless I'm
totally missing the boat here -- which, given the overhaul the build
system has received, is not entirely out of the question. :)

I'm trying to give this build thing a fair chance, since without it,
I'm having a hell of a time getting an MP kernel built (I need to
rebuild my world first).

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