winsup reorg completed

Corinna Vinschen corinna@vinschen.de
Sat Jan 8 16:38:00 GMT 2000


Chris Faylor wrote:
> 
> On Sun, Jan 09, 2000 at 12:40:55AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >For the case it wasn't clear:
> >
> >Regardless of the initial problems I like the new structure of the
> >winsup build tree.
> >
> >I like especially the idea of the VERBOSE variable in the make files,
> >Chris.  So you see the full babble only if you really want it.
> 
> Thanks.  I was afraid that people would find this obscure but I really
> hate seeing the line noise output, so I took a clue from the way perl

Really, yesterday I _found_ the make output obscure until I realized
how it works!

> Did you notice the PREPROCESS setting, too?  It allows you to do a gcc
> -E -o foo.E foo.c .  I find that I frequently need to do this.

No, I haven't seen it. Pretty good! I have used preprocess output very
seldom in the winsup dir. It bothers me to copy/paste the complete
rat tail of compile options and hopefully without errors... ;-)

Corinna



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