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Re: [Gcl-devel] Makefiles and .def files

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Makefiles and .def files
Date: 06 Jun 2002 14:31:23 -0400

OK, this good idea seems to be done now.  Please check it out. 

"Mike Thomas" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Camm.
> Would it be possible to:
> 1.   Arrange for the configure system to copy the machine specific
> "h/xxx.defs" file to "h/config.defs" (as already done with config.h) and
> 2.  Modify the makefiles to
>     include h/config.defs
> rather than patching them during configure so that they are inherently
> different to the CVS Makefiles on platforms other than Linux.
> I ask because:
> 1. The current system is really messy when doing "cvs diff" on overall
> changes that one makes during extended hack sessions.  The report fills up
> with voluminous and boring Makefile diffs which make it easy to miss
> essential changes to object file lists etc.
> 2. It is impossible to check in global Makefile changes on systems other
> than Linux, without first deleting the Makefile, making the mods, then
> checking in the changes, then reconfiguring and building to check that the
> second hand changes were in fact done correctly before check in.
> It may seem lazy on my part, but I'm referring this to you as you are in a
> position to test the idea on other platforms whereas I am not (I only have a
> Mingw system for GCL tests and development) and you have a better grasp on
> configure.
> Cheers
> Mike Thomas.
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