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Re: octave.mk MXE file still necessary?

From: Rik
Subject: Re: octave.mk MXE file still necessary?
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 11:04:06 -0700

On 06/26/2018 10:34 AM, John W. Eaton wrote:
> On 06/26/2018 12:08 PM, Rik wrote:
>> Using 'grep -r octave.mk *' in the mxe directory I see that configure.ac,
>> index.html, and dist-files.mk mention that file.  It is easy enough to
>> remove octave.mk from dist-files.mk and index.html, and to update
>> configure.ac to use default-octave.mk.
>> I ran 'make clean' and 'autoconf' and am now testing whether I can do a
>> full build.
> The mxe-octave makefile is really complicated and does lots of
> transformations on variables so unfortunately grep won't find
> everything.  And then there are some conventions that are not immediately
> obvious.
> I checked in the following change to remove the "octave" package:
>   http://hg.octave.org/mxe-octave/rev/9942a9c37ffe
> If I remember correctly, later versions of mxe (not mxe-octave) don't
> rely on the index.html file to indicate which packages (and src/PKG.mk
> files) are part of the collection.

This looks right now.  I'm building, but it will be a while before I know
for sure.


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