|Subject:||Re: EXEEXT for other languages|
|Date:||Sat, 11 Jan 2014 18:10:33 +0000|
On 11 January 2014 03:49, Gary V. Vaughan <address@hidden> wrote:Hi Reuben,
I would write an install-exec-hook in your Makefile.am that performs any post-install renames according to whatever logic you deem appropriate :)
On Jan 11, 2014, at 3:12 PM, Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have a project that installs a C program and a Perl program. I want to allow the Perl program to be installed with the suffix .pl, on Windows, for example.
> In the past, I have misused EXEEXT for this, with projects that install programs in one non-C language only, but here that is not possible, since I install a C program.
> Is there any generally-used way around this? If not, should I just introduce a generic-sounding variable like PERL_EXEEXT and use that, and advertise its use?
http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/automake.html#ExtendingSure, I was wondering more about the user interface than the implementation.
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