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Re: Conditional copying

From: Simon Richter
Subject: Re: Conditional copying
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2003 06:24:55 +0100
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> I'm trying to configure a program such that it will build properly,
> whether or not the building is done from the top of the source tree,
> or in a separate build directory. If a separate build directory is
> used, it is necessary to copy one directory from $top_srcdir/examples
> to $top_builddir/examples. 

Usually I tell automake to pass ${srcdir}/file and don't bother copying.

for example,

tool_LDFLAGS = -Wl,--version-script=${srcdir}/file

> How I can do the conditional copy? I tried this in

> if [ $top_builddir != $top_srcdir ] ; then
> cp -R $top_srcdir/examples $top_builddir/examples
> fi is not a shell script, but rather a Makefile.


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