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From "Sander Striker" <stri...@apache.org>
Subject RE: updated port of gen-build.py
Date Sun, 22 Feb 2004 19:54:37 GMT
> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]
> Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 8:50 PM

> On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 08:41:08AM -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> >...
> > Should I assume that this is broken on the same platforms where gen-build.py is

> > broken (where a mix of unix and system-specific code is used)?
> 
> Eh? I'm not sure that I understand this "brokenness" ... can you explain?
> 
> As I understand it, if a mix is needed, then we pull in the relevant unix
> code with a .c file that simply does a #include. For example, see
> file_io/os2/fullrw.c. I don't recall that we ever had a Makefile that
> built code from *another* directory, so the only option was to use a
> #include to pull that code in.

I thought we did have makefiles (or maybe it is the windows build) that
does just that, build what is in $platform, and additionally compile all
files in unix/ that doesn't have a counterpart in $platform.

But don't take my word for it...

Sander

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