Subject: Re: parent directory search for make(1)
To: Chuck Cranor <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/01/2004 14:21:29
On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 08:53:44PM -0500, Chuck Cranor wrote:
>     it seems like having this feature in NetBSD make itself would
> be useful(?).  it isn't clear if it would be better to put it in
> make itself (like i did) or add a new make wrapper script to the
> NetBSD source tree that would do the search.  anyone have any
> helpful thoughts on this?

Although I'm far from a "make expert", that's a nice feature for
NetBSD to have, IMO. My own project had the same problem in the past,
and I worked around it with a unpleasant hack. Yours is much better
better than what I implemented. :-)