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SubjectRe: kbuild 2.5 release 2.4
On Sat, 4 May 2002, Tomas Szepe wrote:

| > | 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.
|
|
| Word. The purpose of all the 'clean' targets in Makefiles (distclean,
| mrproper, etc.) everywhere has always been to get rid of the object/
| build files, and the object/build files only.
|
| Don't get me wrong, Keith, I believe kbuild 2.5's a terrific piece of
| code, I'm just discussing what I've found myself to be in trouble with.

Yes, I'd like to see kbuild 2.5 added to Linux 2.5 also,
but it does need some tweaking IMO.

--
~Randy

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