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Re: substitution vs expansion in

From: Harlan Stenn
Subject: Re: substitution vs expansion in
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 02:09:11 +0000

Erik wrote:
> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> > You can use: ../common/mySleep.c in your foo_SOURCES list.
> If the sources are in /home/user/src and you go to /home/usr/build
> and do "../src/configure" the above will be completely wrong.
> The correct way to do it is to use "$(top_srcdir)/common/mySleep.c"
> which will work under all circumstances.

I have years of experience and many examples that agree with me and not
with you.

The VPATH includes the SRCDIR, and as long as ../common/mySleep.c is
correct from the source tree, it will work in a build tree.

In my experience.


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