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Re: Help Requests

From: dc
Subject: Re: Help Requests
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2003 23:32:23 +0100

AFAIK There's a third possibility : you could setup a dist-hook target
in which allows you to specify completely your dist rule (I
had the same problem than yours and used this method). Unfortunately, it
also means that you might have to update this rule each time you change
metadata in your source tree.

/// didier

Le mar 09/12/2003 à 21:19, J. Scott Amort a écrit :
> Thanks for the response!
> On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 08:05, Thien-Thi Nguyen wrote:
> > i see from the previous post that you use a "manual VPATH" methodology.
> > there are two approaches you can try:
> > 
> > 1/ undo the unorthodoxy (move auto* files to top-level dir)
> > 2/ prefix relative paths (such as "../../") w/ $(srcdir)
> I gave #2 a try, and it didn't change the output of make dist.  However,
> moving everything into the top-level dir (#1) did solve the problem. 
> Unfortunately, I don't currently have any control over the directory
> structure (the motivation behind the attempt is to keep platform
> specific items, i.e. *nix makefiles, VC++ 6 project files, etc. in
> subdirectories away from the source files).  I'll speak to the powers
> that be and see about getting this changed.  Thanks again.
> > wrt turn-around-time for responses, you can probably expect to find a huge
> > variance even among the same people.  e.g., sometimes i don't respond to 
> > mail
> > for months or years...
> Thanks, I'll keep this in mind.
> Best Regards,
> Scott

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