Subject: Re: OBJDIRs that don't exist, in bsd.obj.mk
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 02/14/2002 14:43:41
>: I had actually speculated about such in private e-mail with one of
>: the developers, in which case I suggested some flag could be set to
>: say, I_KNOW_WHAT_I_AM_DOING_AND_I_HAVE_READ_THE_FINE_PRINT_AND_AGREE_etc
>: although I think I called it something like FORCEMKDIROBJDIRS which
>: would normally default false, but I didn't incorporate that into the
>: hack I added.
>It only requires you to create one directory; what's the big deal? 8-)
>If you want to nuke the contents without deleting the directory, simply do
>"rm -r -f /path/to/objdirs/*" rather than "rm -r -f /path/to/objdirs".
actually...that'll "fail" if /path/to/objdirs is a nfs mount point.
but i repeat myself.
>(Less is better in this case; the objdir logic is already far too
perhaps a "cleanobj" target?
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