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[Axiom-developer] Re: building wh-sandbox on Windows

From: Waldek Hebisch
Subject: [Axiom-developer] Re: building wh-sandbox on Windows
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 00:06:23 +0200 (CEST)

> Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> > Having read this thread many times, it appears to me that the
> > whole thread is confused.
> > 
> > First, I think people should state clearly and unambigously what
> > is the problem they are trying to solve.
> > 
> > Second, people should state very clearly what is the problem they 
> > are trying to avoid with relative paths.
> > 
> If you missed it we are trying to solve the following exercise:
> Given make variables $< and $@ write a make rule which compiles
> Lisp file from $< and puts the results in address@hidden
> You can easily check that
> echo '(compile-file "$<" :output-file "$@") (quit)' | ${DEPSYS}
> does not work with relative paths (it works fine with absolute
> paths).

In case you did not notice: I wrote earlier that we want to solve
inderlying problem, but in the Makefile we can arrange "$<" to
be in current directory, which solves the immediate problem.
                              Waldek Hebisch

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