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Re: -local vs. -hook?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: -local vs. -hook?
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 20:49:52 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

* Karl Berry wrote on Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 08:49:55PM CEST:
>     > +You may be tempted to use @code{install-data-local} to install a file
>     > +to some hard-coded location, but you should avoid this.
>     > +(@pxref{Hard-Coded Install Paths})
>     Shouldn't the period be moved from after "this" to after the closing
>     parenthesis?
> Yes.


>     > +With the @code{-local} targets, there is no particular guarantee of
>     > +execution order; typically, they are run early, but with parallel
>     > +make, there is no way to be sure of that.
>     There isn't even consistency among the various -local targets in their
>     ordering wrt. other targets.  In fact, I wouldn't even know how many of
>     them are run at what time, so I'm a bit wary of the "typically"
>     statement.
> By all means, delete "typically" if you prefer.  I was just copying
> (with rewording) from your mail :).

FWIW, I kept it and applied; check-local is run after check-TESTS, but
most others I think are run rather early.

Thanks again!

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