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RE: [Axiom-developer] Re: [Axiom-mail] Compiling Axiom on FreeBSD

From: Weiss, Juergen
Subject: RE: [Axiom-developer] Re: [Axiom-mail] Compiling Axiom on FreeBSD
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 19:29:00 +0100

My suggestion would be a toplevel or
Makefile.linux, which defines all the globally relevant
variables and which is included by every Makefile.
This would solve the problem with the passing of
environment variables from Makefile to Makefile,
which I find rather clumsy.

Juergen Weiss     | Universitaet Mainz, Zentrum fuer Datenverarbeitung,
address@hidden| 55099 Mainz, Tel: +49(6131)39-26361, FAX:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Murray [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 5:52 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: [Axiom-mail] Compiling 
> Axiom on FreeBSD 
> root writes:
> > Mark,
> > 
> > There is a variable in the top level Makefile.pamphlet called
> > which points to the notangle executable. The weave function is never
> > called directly as I've already subsumed it under the 
> "document" command.
> > The notangle command will be subsumed  when I make another 
> major cleanup sweep.
> I'm doing a test build right now. There are a zillion more 
> ${SPAD}/notangle
> that I had to patch locally. Could you please do those as well?
> Also, about 20 files had references to 
> ../../../../mnt/linux/bin/axiom.sty.
> I've locally hacked these, but I guess they'll need more 
> general treatment.
> > I've moved Axiom's version of noweb's executables out of 
> $AXIOM/bin so
> > they don't show up on the user's path. Thus a user that has 
> noweb installed
> > will still get the standard version of noweb rather than 
> Axiom's patched
> > version. Axiom will use the patched version to build, not 
> the user's version.
> I'm using the FreeBSD port of noweb for this job. It's 
> looking pretty clean.
> I have got your patch to noweb engineered into our noweb, and 
> I'll get it
> committed.
> The current patch set is about half a meg; most of that is 
> notangle stuff.
> When I have it extracted, I'll give you a URL to fetch it from.
> M
> --
> Mark Murray
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