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Re: noinst_bindir

From: Bob Rossi
Subject: Re: noinst_bindir
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 08:18:34 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 12:05:57PM +0000, Olly Betts wrote:
> On 2006-04-30, Bob Rossi <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Unfortunatly, that doesn't work either.
> >
> > test -z "/progs" || mkdir -p -- "/progs"
> > mkdir: cannot create directory `/progs': Permission denied
> abs_top_builddir isn't set in the Makefile (with automake 1.8.5, and I
> can't see a ChangeLog entry in 1.9.6 saying this has changed), so "make"
> replaces $(abs_top_builddir) with the empty string.  However
> @abs_top_builddir@ is substituted, so you should be able to do:
> abs_top_builddir = @abs_top_builddir@
> noinst_bin_PROGRAMS = gdbmi_driver
> noinst_bindir = $(abs_top_builddir)/progs

Hi Olly,

That does work. I'm using automake 1.9.5. This does fix the problem I'm

Is there any difference between using abs_top_builddir vs top_builddir?
Will things stop working for my users that used to work?

Finally, is this a bug that libtool doesn't handle relative paths?

Bob Rossi

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