Subject: Re: why not "make includes" before "make do-tools" for
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/08/2003 23:20:36
In article <> you write:
>If the tools build doesn't use $DESTDIR/include then my suggestion is
>obviously pointless, however it seems to me that if the build of the
>tools does use $DESTDIR/include then "make includes" must be run before
>the (rest of the) tools are built.

It shouldn't (since $DESTDIR/usr/include might not even exist at that
point), but your experience suggests that under some circumstances, it does.
Someone should work out why, and how to fix that.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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