On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 11:51:18AM -0700, Terry Lambert wrote:
> > > If this is really a goal, then you should redesign the
> > > process and not put more and more tools into the "build tools"
> > > category to work around these problems.
> > 
> > Take a look at sysinstall/Makefile to have a better idea of what
> > a "pure" build tool is, rtermcap.  It is just the first incident
> > (with file(1)) that it's also a build-tool for its own .mgc files.
> Mark is right, here.  The idea of "build tools" is intrinsically
> broken, given the goal (if it is a goal).
The build-tools stage is responsible for creating tools that are
to be used only during `buildworld', and are not used/installed

The file(1) is special in that it produces the MD format, hence
it is not suitable for build-tools.  (I did not know that.)

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