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Re: MKDIR_P vs. mkdir_p and automake versions

From: Ralf Corsepius
Subject: Re: MKDIR_P vs. mkdir_p and automake versions
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 05:39:47 +0200

On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 10:37 +0200, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> Hello,
> > On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 11:22 -0400, David Bruce wrote:
> > > "MKDIR_P" is recommended but requires automake-1.10 or higher.  [...]
> > >  is there an acceptable workaround?
> forgive me stating the obvious, but the workaround is to use
> $(mkdir_p).  It will work in Automake 1.10.x, perhaps even longer.
This would be the "stay backwards-compatible" way. 

It's an option to projects wanting to keep compatible with outdated
versions of automake. It will re-haunt them at the future point, once
automake decides to kill mkdir_p.


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