Subject: Re: obj dirs/links in x11 with ` obj'
To: Barry Bouwsma <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/19/2004 15:24:28
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 09:08:45PM +0200, Barry Bouwsma wrote:
> [this may no longer be relevant, as my sources haven't been
> updated for over a month.  I've downloaded the latest and I'll
> be building again after I go back offline, so...  Keep replies
> on the list and I'll catch up much later, thanks]
> Hi,
> Am I missing something, or should either
> - the `obj' target of also create the X11 obj target, or

It should (IMO)

> - there be a separate x-obj-like target for that will
> create the X11 obj links/directories?

Naww...I think x11 should be treated just like any other optional subdir
and added to the list if it's being built.

> As far as I can see, I can't do this without doing a complete
> build (unlike the rest of the source, where `obj' creates the
> object tree in its own separatable step), unless I go into the
> x11 directory and manually give the appropriate nbmake invocation.

Yes, this is highly annoying.

> Pointers to the obvious RTFM welcome, if I'm being dumb.  Or if
> it works now (within the last month or two), apologies for wasting
> your time.

If you have time, file a toolchain PR about this.