[rfc] Move Makefile.in:VERSION to VERSION file
Sun Mar 18 23:39:00 GMT 2001
On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> Per discussion on the gdb@ list, this patch moves GDB's version number
> out of Makefile.in and into a separate file called (of all things :-)
This will get us back into the nuisance we had with COPYING and
copying.c, due to the file-name letter-case nuisance on DOS/Windows
file systems. See this ChangeLog entry:
2000-04-03 Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* Makefile.in (copying.c): Depend on copying.txt, not COPYING.
(copying.txt): New target, a link to COPYING.
Can we have a different name, please? Why can't we have version.c in
the first place, without any intermediaries? COPYING was an external
file, but VERSION is not, I believe.
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