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Re: [RFA:] fix PR ld/16963, missing SEARCH_DIR for non-sysroot cross-builds
- From: Alan Modra <amodra at gmail dot com>
- To: Hans-Peter Nilsson <hans-peter dot nilsson at axis dot com>
- Cc: binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 22:05:51 +0930
- Subject: Re: [RFA:] fix PR ld/16963, missing SEARCH_DIR for non-sysroot cross-builds
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On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 01:23:41PM +0200, Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
> > From: Alan Modra <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 11:21:23 +0200
> > On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 12:48:09AM +0200, Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
> > > There seems to be no reason to have a separate rule for each
> > > invocation, when using a central rule would suffice.
> > Only that we've avoided depending on GNU make so far. I'm not against
> > the idea, if Nick wants to make that change.
> To clarify, as indicated by the Austin group link (beware:
> pointer chasing there), this is not "depending on GNU make", but
> "depending on anything but IRIX make".
I couldn't read that link, but you were talking about recursive
variable expansion. I was more concerned with something more basic.
Which makes support pattern rules like "e%.c: "? Does BSD make?
Australia Development Lab, IBM