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Re: PATCH for "make distcheck" failure

From: Richard Boulton
Subject: Re: PATCH for "make distcheck" failure
Date: 21 Aug 2002 21:23:13 +0100

On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 19:40, Bruce Korb wrote:
> Now it is clear to me.  I did not understand the extra magic.
> Thank you.  I was relying on this:
> >    It is possible to override the `SUBDIRS' variable if,
> > like in the case of GNU `Inetutils', you want to only build
> > a subset of the entire package.  In your `' include:
> > 
> > 
> >    Then in your `' you can specify:
> > 
> >      MY_SUBDIRS="src doc lib po"
> :-(   "Read the source, Luke"

Hmm: that documentation is fairly unhelpful.  It was last updated
13-Feb-98: I'm guessing that was before DIST_SUBDIRS was invented.

It should tell you to use SUBDIRS, and conditional variables, and
DIST_SUBDIRS if SUBDIRS contains any configure substitutions. I'm
afraid I havn't got time to write a documentation patch right now


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