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Re: autoconf problem, related to Swish-e install

From: Richard Morin <rdm(at)>
Date: Thu Sep 23 2004 - 20:05:24 GMT
On Sep 23, 2004, at 12:47 PM, Bill Moseley wrote:

>     This example also shows building Swish-e in a ``build'' directory
>     separate from where the source files are located. This is the
>     recommended way to build Swish-e, but requires GNU Make. Without
>     GNU Make you will likely need to build from within the source
>     directory as shown in the previous example.

Yep, missed that.  In general, I prefer to set things
up so that users can't do the wrong thing, as opposed
to warning them.

> I tried that VPATH trick once on BSD and it still didn't work.  That
> was a while back so maybe we could try again.  Maybe I'll send you two
> tarballs that you can try building from outside the source tree and
> tell me if the VPATH trick works.

Feel free.

Received on Thu Sep 23 13:05:31 2004