Subject: Re: checkflist error codes
To: William Allen Simpson <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/2003 13:44:12
On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:30:58AM -0500, William Allen Simpson wrote:
  | The most annoying problem with checkflist is that it aborts the 
  | process when there are extra files in the destdir.  Is there any reason 
  | why?

Hysterical raisons.  (It's actually the top-level Makefile, but IKWYM).

  | But I would prefer that extra files would just quietly warn, and let 
  | the process complete.

Try using
in mk.conf (or in the makewrapper with -V ...) and see how
that works for you.

C.f., distrib/sets/Makefile, and the -e and -m flags I recently added
to distrib/sets/checkflist.