Subject: RE: Proposal: cd /usr/pkgsrc/foo ; make bar
To: Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/1998 04:00:01
On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> Well.. Thats what I'm unsure about.. I was thinking along the lines of
> it to a directory like /tmp/results when it's done, so you can just go
> a look see..
> The idea being, if I want to run bytebench over and over.. then thats fine that
> it puts results in its own dir. But if I've just installed my new machine, and
> am curious, it would be handy to have it just dump them all in one convenient
Yup - some packages already do so, while others just dump to stdout.
For me, it'd just be ok if "cd /usr/pkgsrc/benchmark ; make benchmark"
produced some output that could be captured to a file, and that contains
all there is to say.
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>