[stable dropped, this should have only been in a single list to start with!!]

On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 01:27:32PM -0700, Warner Losh wrote:
> : I'd rather take a major compile time hit and be deterministic than not.
> I'd rather not.  We don't do an implicit make obj in the rest of the
> tree.  

It is in `make world' if /usr/obj exists.  Otherwise how does all the
.o's get in /usr/obj/ ?

> If I go build the world, and then someone adds a new program to
> the tree, you are in the same boat.

Nope, `make world' will DTRT.

> If you cd to that program and type make it will wind up in . rather
> than /usr/obj.

Yes, and how many times do we have to tell people to run
``make cleandir && make cleandir'' or 
``rm -rf /usr/obj/* ; cd /usr/src ; make cleandir ''

> Completely deterministic, the same thing will happen every time you do
> the scenario.

Ok, completely deterministic given enough detail -- detail which 99% of
the time will not be provided in email to the lists saying this and that
is broken.

> But before making major changes to this, let's see Peter Wemm's new
> all singing all dancing config work does for us.  I'd rather see what
> he's come up with than argue further on this.

Earlier today, I too I was wondering if his plan makes all this OBE.
          GNU is Not Unix / Linux Is Not UniX

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