Subject: Re: Build identifier variable for obj dirs
To: NetBSD Toolchain Technical Discussion List <tech-toolchain@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 03/05/2002 12:51:18
On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 03:43:33PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:

 > Hmmm....  a weird hack on top of a bad hack.  Does that make it anything
 > more than another bad hack?  Why do you want multiple objdir names?
 > Surely you don't keep your objects in your source trees do you?  Why not
 > just set BSDOBJDIR to a unique location per unique build?

Having BUILDID allows me to use all of the existing objdir placement
methods, and the -B argument to allows me to add the BUILDID
to the make wrapper script easily.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>