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Re: Recent spew into SRCDIR from

On May 7,  4:24am, kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost (Robert Elz) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Recent spew into SRCDIR from

|     Date:        Sun, 6 May 2018 13:44:22 -0400
|     From: (Christos Zoulas)
|     Message-ID:  <>
|   | Sure, but I don't see this...
| Apologies - forget it for now, and sorry for wasting your time.    I suspect 
| that over use of -o to is the culprit (along with continuous 
| cvs-updates).
| Upon reflection I think I've done this before, if an objdir doesn't exist,
| rather than failing, the build procedure just acts as if it wasn't meant to
| be there, and uses srcdir instead.   That's a pity, but I have no idea how
| hard it would be to change.
| As long as that remains however, perhaps -o is just too much
| of a nuisance to retain - the few extra minutes of rebuilding the objdirs
| when they don't need rebuilding is less pain than having it all mess up.

I understand; unfortunately it "make obj" is really time consuming... Perhaps
it is faster to have make(1) do it automatically, but that's too weird and


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