Subject: Re: toolchain/23821
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/27/2005 21:21:19
On Sun, Jun 26, 2005 at 10:40:47PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > However, I have documented the semantics that make(1) currently uses;
> > see make.1 rev 1.117 for details.
> > Does that suffice, or would rather keep this PR in a non-closed state
> > until the "chdir to ./obj" semantics have been removed ?
> I'd _rather_ see the chdir removed, of course, at least absent fairly
> specific request (makefile variable, command-line flag, whatever) to
> the contrary.

It would also be useful if make would exit if MAKEOBJDIR/PREFIX is
defined, but the directory doesn't exit.  Would stop a lot of accidental
pooing over source trees.


David Laight: