Subject: Re: Compiling the system with different options.
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 11/16/2004 12:55:27
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On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 12:29:47AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| In article <20041116001946.GQ7801@mewburn.net>,
| Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> wrote:
| >On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 05:49:12PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > | There was a recent PR mentioning that right now there are too many=
| > | hard-coded in the Makefiles and we cannot easily turn them on and =
| > | The example in the PR was -DINET6, but there are many more.
| >Such as?
| >INET6 is one of the few remaining ones to fix AFAICT.
| Probably, but the approach of having to add an if statement to ~100
| Makefiles is not appealing.
That can be a pain, but not a huge one.
| I also think that the approach of short-circuiting the subdirectory
| traversal depending on the options is not great. I would rather have
| make descend in all the directories and do nothing. (Think about
| make clean)...
I concur, to some extent. However, this won't really help in the
"make clean" phase if SRCS is conditional (or PROG for that matter).
Again, this is a "more thought required" issue. Or "more discussion
required at the bar"
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