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Re: Uppercasing files

From: Emiliano
Subject: Re: Uppercasing files
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:49:21 +0100

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2001, Emiliano <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Tom Tromey wrote:
> >> Write explicit rules.
> >> SOMETHING.EXT: something.ext
> > Yes, but I'd rather not if it can be avoided.
> I'm afraid it can't.  Unix is case-sensitive, why shouldn't `make' be?

But that's the whole issue. If unix weren't case sensitive we wouldn't
be having this discussion.

> Well...  I suppose you could do something about it if you were willing
> to get your Makefiles non-portable and use GNU make only, by using

Totally acceptable.

> $(shell ) magic.  Or you could write a script to generate the rules
> and get them included in the Makefile with AC_SUBST_FILE or automake's
> include feature.

I'd appreciate pointers on how to accomplish this. I've not been using
automake very long and learning to abuse it would take some time :)


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