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Re: Recognize 'foo_LIBRARIES += libgnu.a'.

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Recognize 'foo_LIBRARIES += libgnu.a'.
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 05:40:55 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hi Bruno,

* Bruno Haible wrote on Thu, Jul 03, 2008 at 12:28:09AM CEST:
> The patch is right, but you need to explain the use-case:
> >         Recognize 'foo_LIBRARIES += libgnu.a'.
> No one wants to install a libgnu.a in $(foodir). Where's the module 
> description
> that requires this patch? (I only know of 1 module that needs this piece of
> gnulib-tool.)

Sure.  In order to avoid building the library at all by default, I was
trying a --local-dir module that consisted of
  EXTRA_LIBRARIES += libgnu.a

and that worked only without the '+'.

> > Or would you prefer the slightly stricter '+\{0,1\}'?
> Yes, please. It's more to the point, and the autoconf doc does not
> mention a portability problem with this syntax.

Will use that then.


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