> On 20 Jul 2015, at 04:29, Simon J. Gerraty <s...@juniper.net> wrote: > O'Connor, Daniel <dar...@dons.net.au> wrote: >> >> But this did not.. >> make -j 8 buildworld MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX=/src/obj-amd64 > > Nor should it. > There are several makefiles in the tree that expect to be able to > change MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX in the environment of a sub-make. > When you set it on the command line like that you prevent such changes > from working.
Ahh.. You learn something new every day :) >> So, it seems MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX only works as an environmental variable > > Yes, it has always been documented that way. Weird, I could have sworn I have set it on the command line and had it work, but.. >> - I wonder if there is a way the make system can be changed to warn >> about that? > > I thought there was a check in src/Makefile for that. Not so far as I can tell - it certainly gets quite far before blowing up with a non useful error message :) -- Daniel O'Connor "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 5596 B766 97C0 0E94 4347 295E E593 DC20 7B3F CE8C _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"