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Re: [Axiom-developer] [build-improvements] extend scripts/document

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] [build-improvements] extend scripts/document
Date: 20 Nov 2006 23:14:11 +0100

root <address@hidden> writes:

| >   bootsys has the property that when the input file is malformed, 
| > it will print out an diagnostic message, partially translate the
| > input file, prints out a nice message "blah PRODUCED" and return an
| > exit status 0, as if everything was OK.  That of course asks for 
| > disaster.
| this was a known problem. the fix for it was to generate a final
| comment in the output file. The build process checks used to
| check each generated file for that comment line and fail if it
| was not found. 

OK -- was that documented somewhere?
Now we have document takes care of that by looking at the output and
do the right thing.  I can testify it was quite effective.  The other
thing I'm not testing yet is when it says that a file is not found.  I
left that for later refinement.

-- Gaby

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