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From:
Andrew Dougherty
Date:
March 19, 2004 12:06
Subject:
Re: runmakedepend patch
Message ID:
Pine.SOL.4.58.0403191449350.15702@maxwell.phys.lafayette.edu
On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, H.Merijn Brand wrote:

> On Fri 19 Mar 2004 18:51, Andrew Dougherty <doughera@lafayette.edu> wrote:
> > On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> >
> > > In implementing Nicholas' wish, I hit a point where I reach success for
> > > 'metaconfig -m' which creates exactly what I want, but I'd like to silence
> > > metalint too, which complaints like:
> > >
> > > --8<---
> > > :
> > >     Your private U/modified/yacc.U overrides the public one.
> > > Extracting dependency lists from 814 units...
> > > "/pro/3gl/CPAN/perl-current/U/all/Finish.U", line 41 (?S:): variable '$runmakedepend' is not listed on ?MAKE: line.
> >
> > I don't have a set of units set up to check, but I think this error
> > message is really the key issue.  Try changing the MAKE line to
> > ?MAKE:runmakedepend Finish: Chk_MANI Extract Myread Oldsym Magic_h cat rm contains \
> >        test package make
>
> Tried that. This will cause a cyclic dependency error.

It will?  How?  What, exactly, will be the cyclic dependency?
Sorry, but (without testing, I'll admit) this looks like the right
solution.

-- 
    Andy Dougherty		doughera@lafayette.edu

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