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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject SUBDIRS in top-level makefile (was: Re: cvs commit: apr-util/build rules.mk.in)
Date Sun, 03 Dec 2000 01:10:40 GMT
On Sat, Dec 02, 2000 at 04:19:13PM -0800, rbb@covalent.net wrote:
>...
> Yep.  Quick question for you now,  why does the top-level Makefile have:
> 
> SUBDIRS = src . test build
> 
> It seems to me this should be:
> 
> SUBDIRTS = src test
> 
> We aren't building anything in build or . are we?

"." is there because we build the library. It is ordered after the "src"
subdirectory.

"build" is there so we can recurse on the various "clean" targets.

Note that "test" is there primarily for the clean targets, too. We probably
don't want to build things in there (by default).

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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