Subject: Re: lib/9702: Makefile lossage for crypto-intl
To: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
Date: 03/29/2000 21:36:29
Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Simon Burge wrote:
> > > There is a problem with the Makefiles for the crypto-intl stuff.
> > > It remakes things too often.
> > I _think_ from memory that this is because commands like compile_et and
> > so on get rebuilt (because libc is updated) and they have dependancies
> > on them so other files get rebuilt.
> > Do you get unnecessary recompiles
> > if you "make UPDATE=y build" yet again?
I'll try to remember to look at this after I finish with the ipcs
> > Without looking, a fix could possibly be to get compile_et to generate
> > it's output into a temp file and compare that with the old generated
> > file and only update it if it's changed.
> That seems like a good way to get out of this. I seem to spend most of
> my CPU-time on recompiling crypto-junk nowadays. :)
Know what you mean. Not to mention that the "crypto-junk" isn't a
disk space hog either - my /usr/obj/crypto-intl is almost as big as