Subject: Re: obj dir not created (subdir sendmail/cf/cf)
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/21/2005 06:45:33
On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 11:50:58PM +0200, wrote:
> And now I realize that when distributing sources I have to ensure that
> MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX and MAKEOBJDIR are unset before calling a make(1)
> on a NetBSD host if I don't want things to go not exactly the way I 
> expect them to go if these are set and the dirs happen to exist
> somewhere...

Actually you may want to set MAKEOBJDIR to the absolute path of a
non-existant directory.  That will stop ./obj being treated as special.
All this is done before the makefile is opened, so can't depend on
the makefile contents.


David Laight: