OT: makefiles was: Re: [OpenAFS] Extremely poor write performance.

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 17 Jan 2003 12:44:54 -0500 (EST)

On 17 Jan 2003, Martin Schulz wrote:

> Rubino Geiß <kb44@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:
> > So, please note: you are completely right -- but for compiler research as we
> > do 
> > "make clean; make; make test ... minor editing ... do it all again" is a
>    ^^^^^^^^^^^
> To get really offtopic: What is this repeated "make clean" for?  Don't
> you have enough trust that your makefiles get the dependencies right? 
> That is what make was made for, isn't it? 

If you find broken dependancies in OpenAFS, incidentally, please submit a

I don't make clean when I'm developing. I correct problems that I find.