Subject: Re: lib/9702: Makefile lossage for crypto-intl
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-crypto
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.
> Aha!
> > Do you get unnecessary recompiles
> > if you "make UPDATE=y build" yet again?
> No.

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
/usr/obj/gnu :-(