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Re: Is nobase_include_HEADERS supposed to precreate directories?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Is nobase_include_HEADERS supposed to precreate directories?
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 13:53:36 +0200
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Hi Alexandre,

* Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote on Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 09:46:48AM CEST:
> >>> "Ralf" == Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:
>  Ralf> * Jeremy C. Reed wrote on Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 06:58:43PM CEST:
>  >> 
>  >> nobase_include_HEADERS = histedit.h editline/readline.h

>  >> Should it also precreate the "editline" subdirectory also?
>  Ralf> If the intermediate directories were intended to be created manually,
>  Ralf> the documentation should state so, IMVHO.
> The directory is created.  The question is *pre*create.  
> In short it can't because it would be complicated in presence of
> conditional headers, and impossible in presence of AC_SUBSTed
> headers.  As for why $(includedir) is precreated, I don't know
> whether that is a feature or not (it makes a difference when
> nobase_include_HEADERS is empty).

I stand corrected (and should have been reading more closely).
Thanks for clearing this up.


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