Subject: Re: Build identifier variable for obj dirs
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 03/05/2002 17:34:43
On 5 Mar 2002, Nathan J. Williams wrote:

: > Because some people like building one way, and others like to build other
: > ways.  And since we've already supported these methods, adding another
: > discongruous method (rather than extending the *existing* ones) would make
: > it even more confusing.
: We should not have multiple ways to build things. Supporting them is
: too crazy.

There's actually a way to collapse a lot of the current logic while keeping

If we nuke alternative methods (particularly the BSDSRCDIR/BSDOBJDIR
method), we'll just piss a lot of people off.

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