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Re: [RFC] Update to current automake/autoconf/libtool versions.
On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 04:13:14PM -0500, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >>I'm not sure I understand the question, but I'll elaborate on the
> >>situation a bit in hopes that I can answer it anyway.
> >>Automake-1.4p5 generates Makefile.in's that use the syntax:
> >>ylwrap PROGRAM INPUT [OUTPUT DESIRED]... -- [ARGS]...
> >>Automake-1.7 generates Makefile.in's that use the syntax:
> >>ylwrap INPUT [OUTPUT DESIRED]... -- PROGRAM [ARGS]...
> >>So if we use automake-1.7 to build Makefile.in binutils/ld/gas, we need
> >>to use the ylwrap from automake-1.7 as well, which uses the new syntax
> >>and therefore requires the change to the GDB Makefile.in. I don't
> >>think it's possible to have a version of the GDB Makefile.in that works
> >>with both versions.
> >But, to clarify even further: if we use the new ylwrap from Automake
> >1.7, regardless of what version of _automake_ we are using, then Klee's
> >patch to gdb/Makefile.in will work.
> >This means that all directories which use both automake and ylwrap must
> >be converted at the same time however.
> [australian expletive deleted]
> But GDB, which doesn't use automake, can start using the new one
> (locally) now, and get the patches committed?
Probably not. It expects it to be in the toplevel directory. Might be
able to override YLWRAP for now.
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