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Re: Conditional append

From: J.T. Conklin
Subject: Re: Conditional append
Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2005 06:04:39 -0800
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Shaun Jackman <address@hidden> writes:
> The automake files of my project may or may not define CLEANFILES,
> they then include an automake snippet which conditionally appends a
> file to CLEANFILES. I can't use either = or += because I get either
> CLEANFILES must be set with `=' before using `+='
>     or
> CLEANFILES was already defined in condition TRUE,
> which includes condition FLASH_IMAGE ...
> How do I append to CLEANFILES in an included automake snippet?

I haven't tried this with CLEANFILES, but I have run the same problem
with other automake variables.  

I get around it with something like:


      if BUILD_FOO
      CLEANFILES += bar quux

Hope this helps,


J.T. Conklin

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