Subject: Re: make: ReadMakefile
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/16/2000 12:54:35
Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> Figured I should poll a wider audience...
> I'm planning to modify our ReadMakefile so that it behaves the same as
> freebsd's which seems more correct.  As is, given:
> src/obj/Makefile
> src/Makefile

Hmm, where is this used ?
If build is using such generated Makefiles, it breaks without obj
dirs, doesn't it ?

> freebsd will read src/Makefile which has it simply
> 	cd obj && ${MAKE}

How does the Makefile handle non-obj dirs build ? I probably prefer
to have the magic in make(1) than individual Makefiles.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit!  @@@@