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Re: allow (sub)packages to share files in subpackages

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: allow (sub)packages to share files in subpackages
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 07:31:56 +0100
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>>> "RW" == Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:

 RW> Hi Alexandre,
 RW> * Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote on Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 08:37:57AM CET:
 >> >>> "RW" == Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:

 RW> [3] The $(MAKE) invocation for the subpackage `distdir' is not
 RW> portable to all `make' implementation (as not all allow to override
 RW> set macros from the command line); this requirement does not change
 RW> with the patch.
 >> It looks portable to me

 RW> Hmm.  AFAIK the make launched won't necessarily override the
 RW> distdir = $(PACKAGE)-$(VERSION)

 RW> which it reads from the Makefile, with
 RW> distdir="$$distdir/$$subdir"

 RW> which it gets on its command line.  

That would be new to me.  Do you think of a particular implementation?
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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