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Re: VPATH build...

From: Bob Rossi
Subject: Re: VPATH build...
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 18:02:51 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 04:00:20PM -0600, Ben Bergen wrote:
> does anyone know of a variable that is defined during the ./configure
> run that tells where the top level source directory is.  I have tried
> $top_srcdir, but this is doesn't seem to be defined until the very
> end.  I can't use the current directory because I am trying to support
> out-of-path builds.

Hi Ben,

I've run into the same problem, and this is what I do,

  case $target in
      abs_top_srcdir=`cd $srcdir; pwd -W`
      abs_top_builddir=`pwd -W`
      abs_top_srcdir=`cd $srcdir; pwd`

It's probably not correct, but it works.

Bob Rossi

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