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Re: g77 Build Problems
- To: Toon Moene <toon at moene dot indiv dot nluug dot nl>
- Subject: Re: g77 Build Problems
- From: Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs dot mu dot oz dot au>
- Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 07:06:51 +1000
- Cc: "Henry B. Hotz" <hotz at jpl dot nasa dot gov>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- References: <200104301920.f3UJKdG02293@lists.apple.com> <email@example.com> <3AEE47E8.CB9C0B45@moene.indiv.nluug.nl>
On 01-May-2001, Toon Moene <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Note that we only support building the compilers in a different
> directory than the source ...
That does not conform to the GNU coding standards, which say that
configure should support building with the sources in `.':
| If the user does not specify `--srcdir', then configure should check
| both `.' and `..' to see if it can find the sources. If it finds the
| sources in one of these places, it should use them from there.
What's the rationale for not following the GNU coding standards here?
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| of excellence is a lethal habit"
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