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SubjectRe: test10-pre7
On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 03:40:24PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> >
> > It is simple - but a change in _every_ makefile is required.
> > And it is not really needed for old-style makefiles.
> Actually, you don't have to change every makefile, because you CAN do this
> all with a simple backwards-compatibility layer, something like:
> OXONLY = $(filter-out $(O_OBJS), $(OX_OBJS))
> which is a no-op for a "proper" makefile that follows the new rules
> (OXONLY will be empty, because all OX_OBJS files will be part of O_OBJS),
> but it will make old-style stuff act the same..

Ok, that should do the job - but it is horribly ugly ...

> I'd actually prefer to just change every Makefile, but hey, I think
> something like the above (untested) would make them work unmodified too.

But when we are changing makefiles everywhere - why not do the proper think
and let the new-style makefiles share their code?

(I have a patch ready - it just needs some forward-porting and testing)


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