Subject: Re: build breaks w/ read-only sources
To: William Allen Simpson <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/2003 17:29:57
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 11:38:58PM -0500, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> > 
> Maybe this changed since I tested last June, but at that time you had 
> to `mkdir ../obj` (assuming you were in src) before running ` 
> -O ../obj build`, or there would be no ../obj nor dirs made in ../obj/.  

This has been around in some form for a long time (i.e. well before last

revision 1.27
date: 2001/11/26 05:57:33;  author: jmc;  state: Exp;  lines: +11 -2
If using objdirs make sure the objdir root is made before starting the build.