svn commit: r304413 - head

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Mon Sep 17 17:47:17 UTC 2012

On 9/17/2012 12:26 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 09/17/2012 10:22, Bryan Drewery wrote:
>>   - Use 'make -C' here [2]
> The general consensus has been that 'make -C' is both a bit too clever,
> and sometimes doesn't work. What's wrong with using the simple command
> that is guaranteed to work?
> Doug

I argued the same for not having it originally. However, I've been told
it only "did not work" in <=4.x.

I've yet to have a problem with it, we use it all over the place in
scripts, ie make -C /usr/ports... -V VAR, without issue.

If it does not work, it should be fixed or removed.


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