Subject: Re: package tools need to be updated to 1999/01/19
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/29/1999 15:25:35
On Fri, 29 Jan 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:
> Do you mean `run by default' instead of `run the default'?  If `make clean'
> then did a `make' automatically afterwards, we'd be very divergent from
> other build systems... :)

Heh - ``by''... 

No, let "make" (or "make install" or "make package") run "make clean" by
default. (RPM does this to ensure it starts out with a clean dir, which I
consider a good thing - given that one can switch that off :)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>