Subject: Re: make(1)'s inbuilt objdir handling
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/21/2005 13:29:11
>> 	else if -d "obj.${MACHINE}"				# rule 3
>> 	else if -d "obj"					# rule 4
>> 	else if -d "/usr/obj/${PWD}"				# rule 5
>> I personally believe that rules 3 through 5 should be removed from
>> make.

Me too.  I've had one run-in with some external software that ran afoul
of rule 4, and didn't tumble to it until I ktraced make.  (I think I
renamed obj/ to xobj/ or some such.)

The only use I've ever made of any of them has been when building
NetBSD itself.

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