svn commit: r304413 - head

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 17 17:55:17 UTC 2012


On 09/17/2012 10:47, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> 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.

You didn't answer my question.

What's wrong with using the simple command that is guaranteed to work?


-- 

    I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do
    something.  And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what
    I can do.
			-- Edward Everett Hale, (1822 - 1909)



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