Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
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.
OK.  Good.

  > 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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