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Re: running tests under in a tests/ directory

From: aaragon
Subject: Re: running tests under in a tests/ directory
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 14:25:15 -0700 (PDT)

Got it, but I tried

LIBADD = $(top_srcdir)/yafeq/

and it doesn't work. However,

LDADD = $(top_srcdir)/yafeq/

does work. So I hope this is finally the way to do it.


Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * Bob Friesenhahn wrote on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 09:54:25PM CEST:
>> On Tue, 9 Jun 2009, aaragon wrote:
>>> AM_LDFLAGS = -L$(top_srcdir)/yafeq -lyafeq
>>> and this works fine. Is this the right way to do this?
>> Any in-tree library dependencies should be specified via LIBADD rather  
>> than LDFLAGS.  Using LDFLAGS is a common mistake which results in  
>> problems, such as the wrong library being used.  See the documentation.
> Also, you should use `$(top_srcdir)/yafeq/' rather than
> `-L$(top_srcdir)/yafeq -lyafeq', because the former will correctly
> add the file to the dependencies of the targets it is linked to.
> Cheers,
> Ralf

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