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Re: bmake reinstall do anything?

On Sat, 08 Mar 2008 08:19:29 +0900, Jeremy C. Reed 
<> wrote:

> If I do a "make install" followed by a pkg_delete of same package,
> then "make reinstall" does nothing. Then I do a "bmake deinstall" (of
> already deinstalled package) and then "make reinstall" (or "install")
> works.
> What is purpose of "reinstall" target?

"reinstall" call "install-clean" before "install", it clean state
files for the "install".
For example, if you do a "make install", and found miss of PLIST,
fix the PLIST,  again, "make install",  then it use cached old PLIST.
"make reinstall" avoid the issue.

"Of course I love NetBSD":-)
OBATA Akio /

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