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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@topsail.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/build rules.mk
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2000 15:57:06 GMT
Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 12:02:31AM -0000, rbb@locus.apache.org wrote:
> >   This stops Apache 2.0 from trying to compile the server when we run
> >   make install.  We never used to build the server when installing in
> >   the 1.3 tree, so I'm going back to that behavior.
> 
> What's wrong with trying to build the server when you do a make
> install? Installation depends on having built the server, so the
> makefiles should respect that.

Yep. Can't install with nothing built. That is correct behavior, having
build as a dependency for install, even for binary distrib. If it
doesn't work, the binary distrib is broken.

OTOH, if the build happens every time, then the make hierarchy is
broken.
-- 
Chuck
Chuck Murcko
Topsail Group
chuck@topsail.org

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