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Re: automake: compiling assembly files is *broken* in 1.5 (fwd)

From: C. Scott Ananian
Subject: Re: automake: compiling assembly files is *broken* in 1.5 (fwd)
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2001 12:47:55 -0500 (EST)

On 3 Nov 2001, Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:

> >>> "C" == C Scott Ananian <address@hidden> writes:
>  C> AS=$(CC)?!?  Tell me you are joking.
> I'm not :)  It's even documented

That's no excuse.

> I see your point: it's wrong w.r.t. the implicit rules defined in your
> implementation of Make.  But an Automake makefile you should not
> rely on these implicit rules (because its not portable), it uses
> its own rules.

It's not a hard thing for you to fix: just use a different name!
'AS=as' is what 99.999% of your userbase will expect to be 'correct'.
If you want to define AS=$(CC) then call it something else: AM_AS would
be my suggestion.  No one will have any problem with AM_AS being CC,
and you don't break the code and assumptions of your users.

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