Using "make -d l" makes buildworld to fail

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Mon Sep 5 08:47:53 PDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 05:05:47PM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> RE>On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 08:14:15PM +0200, Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> RE>> Hi,
> RE>> 
> RE>> I have to run multiple buildworlds with and without debugging ("-d l")
> RE>> these last days.  I was nearly turning mad while I realized that
> RE>> buildworld would fail in "rescue" when using "-d l" make option.
> RE>> 
> RE>> Both typescripts with and without the debugging option are available :
> RE>> (ko)
> RE>> (ok)
> RE>> 
> RE>> This is not the stock source tree, but I checked on a non-modified
> RE>> tree and the behaviour is the same.
> RE>> 
> RE>crunchgen(1) is broken: it generates a makefile to find a
> RE>list of object files for a given program, then calls it,
> RE>parses the output, and expects it to start with the line
> RE>"OBJS=".  If something is passed in the MAKEFLAGS environment
> RE>variable, like -Dl, things are really screwed.
> Couldn't we make crunchgen just to ignore lines that don't start with 
> OBJS=? Or we could finally make make(1) to spit debug output on stderr.
The latter would be great, and would fix the problem in question.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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