Strange problem with "make clean"

Alessandro de Manzano demanzano at
Mon Jun 16 01:01:38 PDT 2003

On Sat, 14 Jun 2003 00:06:50 +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:

>On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 03:59:06PM +0200, Alessandro de Manzano wrote:


>This means that either /usr/obj/usr/src/secure/usr.bin/openssl
>or /usr/src/secure/usr.bin/openssl have the "openssl" file,
>where it's supposed to be a directory in /usr/obj/...
>rm -r /usr/obj/usr/src/secure/usr.bin/openssl

Great, it worked fine on all my machines :)

>Note that "make clean" is only guaranteed to work if the
>object tree was populated using this same sources; everything

So I should have made at least a "buildworld" before ?

>else is not guaranteed to work, and "make cleandir" is
>advised instead, though even this may break when the types
>of some files change from "file" to "directory", like has
>happened with /usr/obj/usr/src/secure/usr.bin/openssl/openssl.

good, well to know :)

Many thanks again!

Alessandro de Manzano

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