Subject: Re: make package
To: Marton Fabo <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/27/2002 18:47:57
On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, Marton Fabo wrote:
> >No, we do definitely NOT want to shoot you in the foot automatically.
> Well, OK. Is that why you all so hate make update?...

I, yes. (Plus the fact that I never bothered to understand what "make
update" does, exactly, and I thus don't trust it :)

> >You probably forgot the "make clean" in between. :)
> Yes, I haven't done a make clean (haven't intended to). But as someone just
> pointed out, isn't it make's job of tracking if my object files are
> outdated or not?...

That's a bit hard to do in the current framework, as your Makefiles (etc.)
were outdated too. :)

 - Hubert

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