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Re: Can I force 'make install' to depend on 'make test'?

From: Dr. David Kirkby
Subject: Re: Can I force 'make install' to depend on 'make test'?
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 09:06:23 +0000

Eric Siegerman wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 01:30:08AM +0000, Dr. David Kirkby wrote:
> > [Bitmaps (.bmp files) are to be generated by "make check", and then
> > installed as examples by "make install"]
> How big are the bitmaps?  If they're small enough, or compress
> well enough, it might be reasonable to just include them in the
> distribution.  That way:
>   - "install" no longer needs to depend on "check"

There is quite a lot of them and they are big. They do tend to compress pretty 
well, but I'd rather not distribute them. 
> "md5" might not be that portable either, for that matter.  On
> some systems it's called "md5sum"; other systems might not have
> it at all.  

I have got around that by including it is the source. I found on the web a 
single C file that did it. So I can be sure it's present. 

Dr. David Kirkby,
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