[Ffmpeg-devel] libavutil / separate build directory

Martin Boehme boehme
Mon Aug 8 10:40:31 CEST 2005

Alexander Strasser wrote:
>   Btw anyone knows why `mkdir -p' is used to create the directories?
> It shouldn't be needed as parent dirs will be created just before
> the child dirs (assuming mkdir create dirs according to arg order
> from left to right; which the ones i tested did).
>   I heard about -p being not portable across some mkdir implementations
> though i must admit i didn't find one without it yet.

Maybe it's because -p also has the effect that no error is generated if 
the directory already exists?


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