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Re: PATCH + What might cause this failure?

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: PATCH + What might cause this failure?
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 10:05:23 +0200
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>>> "Bruce" == Bruce Korb <address@hidden> writes:


 Bruce> Oh, PacBell seems to be eating my emails and I am likely
 Bruce> unsubscribed from all my email lists, so you have to reply
 Bruce> directly.  Evidence for this is my patch.  It's not in the
 Bruce> email archive.  So, here it is:


 Bruce> It turns out I want to distribute the source for a library that may or
 Bruce> may not get built.  Consequently, though I configure the Makefile when
 Bruce> building the distribution, I likely won't actually build the thing.
 Bruce> That has the following consequences for "make distcheck" (again):

 Bruce> 1.  The library, a .deps subdirectory and some dependency files
 Bruce> get dropped into the distribution.  This happens because
 Bruce> that directory must be specified in the EXTRA_DIST variable
 Bruce> when it is not in the SUBDIRS variable.

I'm not sure I understant what you want to do, but this last
statement sounds very odd.  Why don't you simply use DIST_SUBDIRS?


Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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