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Re: pattern rules with absolute paths and chaining (Was: implicit rules
Re: pattern rules with absolute paths and chaining (Was: implicit rules with absolute paths and chaining (Was: targets starting with '/'))
Tue, 27 Apr 2004 14:29:13 -0400
Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 (Windows/20040212)
Oops, sorry. Clearly I skipped over the details of the patch.
Paul D. Smith wrote:
%% Noel Yap <address@hidden> writes:
ny> I haven't tried the patch out yet, but the explanation doesn't
ny> seem to explain why replacing the absolute paths with relative
ny> paths fixes the problem.
I think the comment pretty clearly addresses exactly this:
>> - /* The name is absolute and the directory does not exist.
>> - This rule can never possibly match, since this dependency
>> - can never possibly exist. So just remove the rule from
>> - the list. */
Re: targets starting with '/', Boris Kolpackov, 2004/04/27