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Re: Fwd: Possible bug in build-system

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 23:02:30 +0000

On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 03:06:15PM -0600, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> Julian Foad wrote:
> > Well, isn't the proper solution to use "make" to do this job, instead of
> > a manual step in "autogen"? (This is about re-making a target file from
> > a source file if it's out of date or doesn't yet exist, which is exactly
> > the purpose of "make".) Is there any reason this step needs to be done
> > so early in the build process?
> Not a deal breaker, but gen-make.py will complain if the referenced header file
> doesn't exist. That's why I put this step in autogen.sh before gen-make.py is run.

So gen-make.py complains about something that is not a problem?
If so, making some fix to gen-make.py was not an option?

I'd also think having make sort this stuff out, if at all possible,
is a better solution. It's more portable.

Received on 2009-02-04 00:03:24 CET

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