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thanks! [Re: 01-factor-all.patch

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: thanks! [Re: 01-factor-all.patch
Date: 13 Mar 2001 06:03:53 +0100
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Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:
| > Akim> I meant, `Makefile' must be done before `all', but not
| > Akim> `$(DATA)', which is now a dependency of all-am, not `all'.
| > Akim> There was no such distinction before, but for `config.h' (one
| > Akim> way to paraphrase the paragraph above is to say that now
| > Akim> `Makefile' and `config.h' have the same status wrt `all').  I
| > Akim> was very unsure of the status of $(BUILT_SOURCES) and made it
| > Akim> config.h-like, while $(DATA)-like was another valid choice.
| >
| > You have to be careful touching BUILT_SOURCES.  In the past we forced
| > them to be built as a condition of building (`Makefile: $(BUILT_SOURCES)').
| > That is wrong.
| Jim has this in the fileutils/src/
| Makefile: $(BUILT_SOURCES)

Thanks for pointing that out.
And thank you, Tom, for fixing automake so I no longer need the kludge.
I've fixed it.

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