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Re: renamed objects and other languages

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: renamed objects and other languages
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 13:20:07 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15 (2007-04-13)

[ drop automake-prs, please ]


* Stepan Kasal wrote on Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 11:58:26AM CEST:
> indeed.  I believe you have found a bug, and I believe it is
> desirable to fix it.

I agree.

> Though I'm not able to write a patch right now, I can write down some
> hints: perhaps they will inspire someone to contribute a patch.  ;-)

You forgot the first and foremost important part of writing such a
patch, in your otherwise nice explanation.  Allow me to quote HACKING:

| * The correct response to most actual bugs is to write a new test case
|   which demonstrates the bug.  Then fix the bug, re-run the test suite,
|   and check everything in.

> First, let's start with a completely different example:
> wow_SOURCES = baux.h bleah.zz
>       cp $< $@

Yes.  And you've almost completed the test case already; add

and the usual blurp.

Hope that helps.


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