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Re: destdir: 'make package' inconsistency
On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 11:07:10PM +0200, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> >> FWIW you don't want to invoke make like that!
> >> 'make foo bar' requests that both 'foo' and 'bar' be built, it
> >> does not define any order.
> >> The target commands for 'make clean' could be done at any time
> >> during the build sequence.
> > Hmm. While I like the semantics with -j, I think targets on the command
> > line should be done in order.
> While it makes sense for pkgsrc, I think making targets in order
> breaks the traditional make's semantics.
Not at all; traditional make semantics is that targets on the right
hand side of a rule are handled in order. There are probably still
quite a few old makefiles around that rely on this property.
> If bmake accepts .WAIT as an argument, it makes sense to implement
> shorter synonym for it, for example, `.' (one symbol dot) or something
What if I want to make the current directory? Adding extra magic
aliases seems like a bad idea.
David A. Holland
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