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Re: [OMPI devel] GNU Automake 1.14 released

From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)
Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] GNU Automake 1.14 released
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 22:49:57 +0000

On Sep 3, 2013, at 6:45 PM, Fabrício Zimmerer Murta <address@hidden> wrote:

> I think autotools has a concept of disallowing symlinks as it seems symlinks 
> can't be done in a portable way, and the goal of autotools is making projects 
> portable.
> Well, if the autotools user feels like using symlinks, then it must be 
> expected to break portability wherever you take your autoconfiscated code to. 
> A choice to the user. Maybe in the case, as the project is bound to specific 
> compilers, it would not be a problem to loose portability a bit more by 
> considering symbolic linking around.

Fair enough.

We've been using sym links in the OMPI project for years in order to compile a 
series of .c files in 2 different ways.  It's portable to all the places that 
we need/want it.

Jeff Squyres
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