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Re: (toplevel patch) Use canonical names for target_subdir, build_subdir.

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 09:56:29AM -0500, Phil Edwards wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 10:44:56AM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > On Jan 26, 2003, Phil Edwards <> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 02:50:21PM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > >> On Jan 24, 2003, Nathanael Nerode <> wrote:
> > >> 
> > >> > Use the canonical build and target names for build_subdir and target_subdir.
> > >> 
> > >> Not ok.  athlon-linux-gnu is canonicalized to i686-linux-gnu, so we
> > >> can't use the same directories for both of them.  (Consider building a
> > >> compiler on athlon that must run on i686, or on the other way round).
> > 
> > > So, is this going to be reverted or not?  It's destroying the testsuite
> > > results.
> > 
> > Please go ahead and revert it.  It must have gone in by mistake, since
> > it was explicitly rejected.
> Done as below.  Looking over the cvs log, I think Nathanael might have been
> committed this by accident as part of reverting his rda stuff.  That would
> explain why it was committed at the top level and not in the gcc directory.

Criminy.  Now somebody else is complaining about unexpanded macros from
config/acx.m4, even though


is at the top of  I'm not seeing this problem, so I can't
help.  So it looks like my reversion will have to be reverted, leaving
us with the original problem again.  Somebody else wanna give it a shot?
(And explain to me why I'm not seeing it?)


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

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