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Another makefile nit: bison
- To: egcs-bugs at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Another makefile nit: bison
- From: Todd Vierling <tv at pobox dot com>
- Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 08:13:28 -0400 (EDT)
It seems that the Makefiles, when using bison, generate the .c and .h files
in the _source_, not _object_ directory. If you use "maintainer-clean" to
require that these be regenerated (or, again, use a third party CVS
repository and want them regenerated to get around that timestamp problem),
this seems pretty bogus.
I'd like to propose that these be built in the object directory, such that
when an objdir is in use, it will not clobber the [removed] .[ch] files in
the source directory.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)