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Re: Installing contrib stuff (e.g. svnmucc)

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 10:02:03 -0400

John Peacock wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> John Peacock wrote:
>>> Ah, I tried 'make install tools', but not with a hyphen. I'll give
>>> that a shot on Monday (my VPN is currently down)...
>> Right. "make install tools" basically means "make install && make
>> tools". Not quite what you wanted. :-)
> But in my defense, 'install-tools' is a "magic Makefile target" that
> doesn't exist as an actual line in the Makefile (nor is it documented
> anywhere that I could find, hint, hint)...

Your defense is no good, because there's nothing magic about
"install-tools". :-) The knowledge you lack is that Subversion's make
targets exist in two files: Makefile and build-outputs.mk. It is in the
latter where "install-tools" is defined.

$ grep install-tools Makefile build-outputs.mk

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2008-04-22 07:14:47 CEST

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