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Re: Configuring GCC build: doc patch


Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng:
> May I suggest something like the following patch for
> http://gcc.gnu.org/install/configure.html
> because after an apparently successful build I could not
> `make install`?
>          Hugh
>
> --- configure.html.orig	2004-07-13 13:03:22.694719000 +0100
> +++ configure.html	2004-07-13 13:13:18.442877000 +0100
> @@ -140,6 +140,11 @@
>           % cd <var>objdir</var>
>           % <var>srcdir</var>/configure [<var>options</var>]
> [<var>target</var>]
>   </pre>
> +   <p>Do not use a relative path for <span
> class="command"><var>srcdir</var>/configure</span>,
> +use an absolute path instead, because this is used to derive paths
> +for various things in the resulting makefiles. In subdirectories
> +relative paths will be incorrect, but absolute paths will still
> +work.

Hmm, that this curious.  I use relative path on dauly basis.
Hmm, would be a shell issue?


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