Subject: Re: make clean and CLEANDEPENDS?
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/13/1999 14:50:56
On Thu, 13 May 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
> From my understanding, the following is not right:
> 	mona:/NetBSD/pkgsrc14/print 661# make CLEANDEPENDS=no clean
> 	===> package a2ps
> 	===>  Cleaning for papersize-1.0
> Shouldn't CLEANDEPENDS=no stop this from cleaning things like perl,
> unzip, jpeg, etc?

The default for CLEANDEPENDS is "NO" (capitals!), and the check goes to
see if it's unlike that. And unfortunately, "no" is != "NO", so it does
clean things out.

 - Hubert

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