Subject: Re: make fails to execute ./fred because of a chdir()
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/2002 17:35:29
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, David Laight wrote:
: Wouldn't it have been better to require a .OBJDIR (or similar)
: command in the makefile itself to enable this 'feature'?
The `feature' dates back as far as NetBSD 0.9, at least, perhaps earlier.
It's also present in many other splinters of pmake. Consider it a
`grandfathered feature'. 8-)
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com>