[Swan-dev] what should "make ; sudo make install" do (again)
D. Hugh Redelmeier
hugh at mimosa.com
Thu May 14 22:20:38 EEST 2015
| From: Andrew Cagney <andrew.cagney at gmail.com>
| First, as discussed on IRC, it turns out that the sequence:
| make programs ; sudo make install
| is very much entrenched as a standard way to get everything installed.
| Consequently, to avoid having "make install" build stuff, "make programs"
| will need to build everything - it can't just build programs. Effectively
| "programs" and "all" are synonyms.
I frequently do "make programs" to build JUST userland.
It seems really dumb to make "make programs" do something other than make
make ; sudo make install
make all ; sudo make install
would be the right way to do what people misuse
make programs ; sudo make install
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