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Re: Parallel gmake problem

From: Nicholas Leippe
Subject: Re: Parallel gmake problem
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 14:08:45 -0700

On Tuesday 05 November 2002 07:50 pm, you wrote:


> But, the short answer is you _never_ want to create directories like
> this.  There are many reasons why it's broken.  Search the archives for
> this mailing list if you want to see them all.  Instead, use $(shell
> ...) to do it:
>   __dummy := $(shell [ -d $(DEST_DIR) ] || mkdir -p $(DEST_DIR))
> -- 

I've been doing just this, except I even ommitted the dummy assignment and it 
still seems to work.  Is the dummy assignment really necessary?


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