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Re: building object from .cc or .c based on conditional [PATCH]

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: building object from .cc or .c based on conditional [PATCH]
Date: 03 Aug 2001 22:33:55 -0600

>>>>> "Richard" == Richard Boulton <address@hidden> writes:

Richard> Currently, if you attempt to build an object, say
Richard> foo.$(OBJEXT), from one of two separate source files,
Richard> and foo.c, based on a conditional, automake fails with:
Richard> object `foo.$(OBJEXT)' created by `foo.c' and
Richard> `'

Richard> I don't see any reason why this should be prohibited, since I
Richard> think it could be implemented fairly easily.  I am therefore
Richard> proposing the following patch, which adds a test case to
Richard> check this behaviour to XFAIL_TESTS.

Thanks.  Please check this in.
I'm not sure it is entirely easy to check for this situation.
You can still be burned.

Sometimes I think we've been a bit overprotective though.  Maybe it is
ok to let the user burn himself.


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