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From "Mark Hindess" <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: classlib ant clean is incomplete
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2006 07:14:20 GMT
On 21/02/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Mark Hindess wrote:
> >
> > However, I think it's actually a good idea to do more to distinguish
> > the files that come from the two zip files anyway - for instance so
> > that people don't edit them and have changes clobbered by the next
> > make.  So I had a go at unzip'ing them to zlib/dist and fdlibm/dist
> > respectively.  (This has the added advantage that it is easier to
> > maintain svn:ignore properties for two directory entries than for the
> > dozens of files they contain individually.)
>
> I agree -- can you send the ant script / makefile changes via JIRA please?

Done.

> > On Linux this was straightforward since GNU make supports VPATH.  I'm
> > not really familiar with nmake on Windows but when I tried the same
> > syntax it failed.  Does anyone know what options we might have for a
> > similar fix for Windows?  One option is moving to GNU make on Windows
> > but that's a relatively big step?
>
> How about changing references to foobar.obj to dist/foobar.obj in the
> windows makefile?  I know is is not quite as cool as VPATH, but then we
> can lay out the files in the same way while we continue the discussion
> of sharing multi-platform code.

Agreed.

> > I'd like to help completing this tidying up and the related exercise
> > of determining appropriate svn:ignore properties (so you don't *have*
> > to do "ant clean" before using "svn stat").
>
> I'd like you to help do that too ;-)

;-)  Submitted to JIRA.

Regards,
 Mark.

--
Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.

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