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Re: gnulib getloadavg: incorrect .Po included in root Makefile.in

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: gnulib getloadavg: incorrect .Po included in root Makefile.in
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:21:39 -0400

On Thu, 2018-06-21 at 23:12 +0200, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Paul Smith wrote:
> > However, for lib/getloadavg.c and ONLY for that lib/*.c file, I
> > ALSO get duplicate rules in my root Makefile.in
> Does it cause an actual problem, or does it only "feel" wrong?

It causes an actual problem in that I have to force everyone to switch
to automake 1.16.1, which is not packaged on any major GNU/Linux
distributions currently so people have to build it by hand and start
using that, which is not so trivial (you also have to remember to set

Other than that, it just feels wrong :)

> Do you use Automake's subdir-object option?

Yes (subdir-objects ITYM).

FWIW, I've since pushed my work to GNU make's master branch on Savannah
if you wanted to try it out and see it:

  git clone https://git.savannah.gnu.org/git/make.git

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