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Re: [Chicken-users] [Chicken-hackers] Some questions about CHICKEN 5 egg

From: felix . winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] [Chicken-hackers] Some questions about CHICKEN 5 eggs and modules
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 22:07:05 +0200

> I have a couple of eggs that generate and compile code similar to the
> way chicken-crunch works. These eggs would install header or source
> files that are required for the compilation process. Some of these
> source files belong to distinct functional modules that are organized
> in subdirectories. In CHICKEN 4, it was possible to install these
> files to corresponding subdirectories of CHICKEN_PREFIX/share/chicken,
> thus preserving the logical structure. In CHICKEN 5, this is currently
> not possible, but I think it would be a very convenient feature. We
> can of course define our own conventions and install the additional
> files into subdirectories of $HOME, but it makes more sense to me to
> keep them in the CHICKEN directory hierarchy. I hope this makes sense.

So the basic problem is to install multiple sets of files, in separate
steps? I think for "scheme-include" components this should be possible,
but (as far as I can see) this is not currently possible for "c-include"
components (but could be added).


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