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Re: build question

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: build question
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 19:25:30 -0700

What do you want me to do to test this out, so we can fix the root of
the problem?

Tom Tromey wrote to the Classpath list <address@hidden>:
> >>>>> "Eric" == Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:
> Eric> automake: native/jni/java-lang/ `\' is not a standard
> Eric> libtool library name
> This is curious.  This error shouldn't happen.  Apparently what is
> happening here is that automake thinks that the `\' continuation
> character in the definition of pkglib_LTLIBRARIES is supposed to be
> the name of a library.
> I can't reproduce this problem here.  Since you are using Cygwin,
> which most of us aren't, perhaps the problem is somehow related to
> that.  For instance, it could be a line termination problem.
> Could you investigate this for me?  I'd like to fix automake.
> I notice in lib/Automake/ we use binmode on the file handle.
> Is that really correct though?  I'd have thought we would not want to
> use it, so that line terminators are auto-translated.  (This is just a
> suspicion though.  I don't actually know what the problem is.)
> Eric> -libjavalang_la_SOURCES := \
> Eric> -                       java_lang_System.c \
> Eric> +libjavalang_la_SOURCES = java_lang_System.c \
> I think this part of the patch is fine.
> Generally there's no reason to use `:='.
> Having `\' after the `=' ought to work though.
> Tom

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Eric Blake             address@hidden
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