Subject: Re: OBJDIRs that don't exist, in bsd.obj.mk
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 02/15/2002 10:29:25
On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Andrew Brown wrote:
: >: >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.
: >No, the latter case will fail -- and the latter case is the one I am saying
: >is the *worse* of the two.
: yes, the latter case will fail. sorry, i wasn't clear.
: unfortunately, the lastter case is exactly what build.sh uses to clean
: out the objdir (and destdir).
build.sh doesn't delete the objdir, because there are too many different
possibilities about where the objdir(s) are. It relies on the top-level
cleandir to do that job.
In this case, the user is manually deleting the objdir tree (including the
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