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Re: Patch for supporting VPATH builds

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-01-25 00:39:46 CET

On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 12:30:20AM +0100, Branko Cibej wrote:
> Kevin Pilch-Bisson wrote:
> >> you sure this is right? APR uses mkdir.sh from apr/helpers. I think
> >> we should do the same.
> >
> > We could, I was just looking at the GNU Makefile conventions, and it
> > said mkdir was one of the utilities we could expect all platforms to
> > have, thus we could use it directly. However, automake generates some
> > stuff which relies on $MKDIR, so I just set it to mkdir.
> APR's script creates the whole path, like "mkdir -p".
> Anyway, leave it in; we can fix it if it turns out to be broken.

The script is needed because "mkdir -p" is not portable. The MKDIR
assignment *should* use apr/helpers/mkdir.sh


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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