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Re: creating the $(SUBDIRS) at runtime?

From: Harald Dunkel
Subject: Re: creating the $(SUBDIRS) at runtime?
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 09:49:28 +0200
User-agent: Debian Thunderbird 1.0.2 (X11/20050402)

Simon Richter wrote:
> Hi,
> Harald Dunkel wrote:
>> I would like to create the directories for some
>> $SUBDIRS as needed at runtime, e.g.
> erm, why?
>> Unfortunately Automake complains about the missing
>> directories in the source tree.
> Yes, because the structure of the source tree is supposed to be pretty
> much static (in fact, your package should be able to build with the
> source tree on read-only media), so it doesn't make sense to name
> directories that aren't there.

Probably a misunderstanding. The actions performed in the
build directory do not depend upon an empty directory
in the source tree, so why do I have to create it?

>> (Part of the problem is that CVS doesn't allow to
>> rename files or directories, so I would like to avoid
>> checking in empty directories.)



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