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Re: (toplevel patch) Use canonical names for target_subdir, build_subdir.
- From: Phil Edwards <phil at jaj dot com>
- To: Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>
- Cc: Nathanael Nerode <neroden at twcny dot rr dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, gdb-patches at sources dot redhat dot com, binutils at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 16:27:16 -0500
- Subject: Re: (toplevel patch) Use canonical names for target_subdir, build_subdir.
- References: <20030124034053.GA22615@doctormoo> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 01:55:41AM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Nathanael Nerode <email@example.com> writes:
> > Use the canonical build and target names for build_subdir and target_subdir.
> > This saves a tedious amount of work when we get around to autoconf 2.5x
> > conversion (where build_alias and target_alias may be empty strings).
> > Built successfully on i686-pc-linux-gnu. (But then, this should make no
> > difference at all in the native case.)
> Did you try "make check"? It's currently completely broken, see
Indeed. I build on athlon_mp-pc-linux-gnu, and the target subdir just
moved out from underneath me...
(On the plus side, the toplevel configury is human-readable these days. :-)
So it was easy to find and revert locally. Thanks again for doing all that.)
I would therefore like to posit that computing's central challenge, viz. "How
not to make a mess of it," has /not/ been met.
- Edsger Dijkstra, 1930-2002