Subject: Re: check-files target scans network volumes?
To: Hauke Fath <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/16/2006 19:58:42
Hauke Fath wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just killed a 'make install' of shells/standalone-tcsh (which is 
> supposed to install a statically-linked /bin/tcsh) after the spawned 
> find(1) process had taken up 20 mins.
> The build machine is mac68k with a few GBytes worth of NetBSD sources 
> and other data mounted via NFS (fixed as well as amd(8)). Apparently, 
> the find(1) process kicked off from mk/ feels it has to 
> scan _everything_ below ${PREFIX}, which in the case of the package 
> mentioned is "/".

Maybe the cleanest solution would be to leave ${PREFIX} untouched and to 
install the standalone-tcsh as ${PREFIX}/bin/standalone-tcsh and 
${PREFIX}/man/man1/standalone-tcsh.1. Then, whenever a user needs the 
shell in another directory, he can copy it there.