Re: kbuild 2.5 release 2.4

Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 11:19:51 EST

On Sat, 4 May 2002, tomas szepe wrote:

| Hmm, I don't think this analogy will do -- working with aliases involving
| fileutils as root is a way straight to hell, and hardly anyone ever walks
| it. With kbuild-2.5, however, I have to set $KBUILD_OBJTREE every time
| I want to build a kernel with objects out of the source dir -- and hey,
| is there a single person on this list who's never made a typo on the
| command line?
| I don't know how to properly emphasize that this *is* asking for problems,
| but still I'd be surprised if I were the only one scared by files not
| connected to the build getting erased on make mrproper. Hello, anyone? :)

Too much policy here?

| Would it be complicated to only kill the files the build knows it had
| created?

That's what I would expect.


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