Jeffrey A Law
Thu Jun 25 00:06:00 GMT 1998
In message < 13713.59639.635878.750449@slsvhmt >you write:
> > The trailing ".." is wrong. The net result is we do not find
> > gcc/version.c and cc1, cc1plus, etc end up installed into the
> > "UNKNOWN" directory because we didn't find gcc/version.c
> Yes, Franz Sirl already pointed this out; I'm working on it.
> But, this would break, what Dave and Craig suggested: to be able to
> call "make ..." directly in the subdir. I'd say, there's no easy way
> round; either we'd have to emit all necessary macros in all generated
> Makefiles (easy for Cygnus configure generated ones, but very bad for
> autoconf ones - perhaps we could use the same --with-xyz hack...), or
> we define them only once in the toplevel Makefile and pass them down.
Hmmm, there's got to be a sane way to avoid this kind of inconsistency.
> As I'm beginning to like the ability to call "make ..." in the
> subdirs, I'm trying to make the first one work.
I've always liked it :-) I use it often.
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