Subject: Re: can't build
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: R.o.s.s H.a.r.v.e.y <email@example.com>
Date: 02/07/2002 17:09:23
There is nothing wrong with him using the old-style make build to "update
his whole system". The new religion has some benefits but is not required.
And the _reason_ "make build" didn't work, is because he didn't do
setenv USETOOLS never.
I'm fairly certain my advice is accurate.
> From: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, R.o.s.s H.a.r.v.e.y wrote:
> > If you just `setenv USETOOLS never', then all the direct invocations
> > of make(1) will work the old way. This is the easiest way to just
> > build to / or hack around in lower directories.
> If alexander is intending to update to update his whole system (he
> said "make build" didn't work), that would not be the right thing to
> do at all.