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Re: make check vs make installcheck

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: make check vs make installcheck
Date: 03 Jan 2002 21:55:43 -0700

>>>>> "Akim" == Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:

Tom> Automake's user docs are nonexistent :-(.  This is described in
Tom> the GNU Coding Standards.  Really it would be nice if we had a
Tom> separate document that explained the standard targets to the
Tom> user.  People could distribute this in their packages.

Akim> how about a target `help' which depends on installcheck-help etc.

You mean `make help' would print information on what targets are
available?  That's an interesting idea.  Want to submit a PR for it?
We could have help-local so that package-specific help could be added.
I assume we wouldn't need to go as far as having help-recursive.


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