Use of non-portable find options in Makefile.in
From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:34:22 +0000
I've been experimenting with a SPARC Solaris build recently and the
find some/path -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rf --
Solaris find doesn't support -mindepth, -maxdepth or -print0.
Are we using -print0 because problems with spaces in paths have been
The use of -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 is also something I don't understand,
rm -rf some/path/*
The shell expansion doesn't appear to have a problem with spaces when I
There is also one use of
find some/path -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rf --
looking for gcov files. Have problems with spaces been observed or is
I'd like to have a more portable Makefile.
-- Philip Martin | Subversion Committer WANdisco // *Non-Stop Data*Received on 2014-03-03 18:34:56 CET
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