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Re: Minor simplification for gcc/

On nil, 1 July 1998, 17:54:37, wrote:

 > >>>>> "Jeff" == Jeffrey A Law <> writes:
 >  Jeff> I leave this in Dave's hands. :-)
 > A `courageous' decision!
 > It looks sensible to me and I was probably confused.  However, why is
 > the sedantry necessary in the previous loop, doing the INSTALL_DATA?
 > Isn't it actually redundant in both places below rather than just the
 > lower one?
 > 	for f in**; do \
 > 	    realfile=`echo $$f | sed -e 's|.*/\([^/]*\)$$|\1|'`; \
 > 	    $(INSTALL_DATA) $$f $(infodir)/$$realfile; \
 > 	done
 > 	if $(SHELL) -c 'install-info --version' >/dev/null 2>&1; then \
 > 	    for f in; do \
 > 		realfile=`echo $$f | sed -e 's|.*/\([^/]*\)$$|\1|'`; \
 > 		install-info --dir-file=$(infodir)/dir $(infodir)/$$realfile; \
 > 	    done; \
 > 	else true; fi;

Yes, I guess it's just a leftover from the time when the *.info*
files could have been either in the builddir or in srcdir, hence a
directory prefix needed to be removed. Now that it's clear that these
files will always be in srcdir, the realfile stuff can be completely


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