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Re: The loadables are built during install

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: The loadables are built during install
Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2018 14:14:34 -0400
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On 9/7/18 4:39 PM, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> There is an issue in the build framework of bash 4.4.23 (and 5.0-alpha):
> "make all" does not build examples/loadables.

True. Not that many people want them if they're just building the shell.
You can get them if you run `make everything'.

> "make install" however recurses into examples/loadables and, since
> the loadable modules aren't there, proceeds to build them before
> installation.

Yes, if you're going to install -- not everyone does that, either -- they
are part of the installation set (the result of requests for an `SDK').
So `make install' ensures they're built.


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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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