Subject: Re: BSDSRCDIR, was Re: mount*(8) linked as one binary ?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/29/2000 09:16:55
On 28 Oct 2000, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

> Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
> > That begs the question of where the top of the build tree _is_, so
> > you're asking to set BSDSRCDIR, or equivalent, in every Makefile in
> > the tree.
> Or in the files, yes.  This is what a
> relative-TOPDIR-like scheme is about.

I see! It looks like someone's started to do this already -- see the
top-level At this time, seems to be
active for "distrib", "etc", and "sbin", and "sbin" is no doubt an
accident, but it looks trivial to extend the chain to the other second
level directories, and on to the rest of the tree.