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Re: Installing the test programs


From: Sven Joachim
Subject: Re: Installing the test programs
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2010 23:11:37 +0100
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On 2010-11-08 22:52 +0100, Thomas Dickey wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Nov 2010, Sven Joachim wrote:
>
>> So now when I run test/configure, there is a nice install.test target in
>> test/Makefile that will install the test programs.  However, if I just
>> run ./configure in the top level directory, this target in test/Makefile
>> is empty (as it had been before).  Is that intended?
>
> yes - I only intended the test/makefile's install.test target to be
> used in the package that can be built with test/make-tar.sh
>
> To make it optional in the top-level makefile, I'd have to separate that
> from the default "install" rule.  test-programs seem to be the only thing
> that most people wouldn't want as part of that rule.

Okay, that makes sense.  I will run test/configure if we ever decide to
ship the test programs in a Debian package┬╣.

Cheers,
       Sven


┬╣ http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=34182



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