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H.Merijn Brand
January 4, 2005 03:27
Re: Rebuilding config_h.SH
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On Mon 03 Jan 2005 20:52, Andrew Dougherty <> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Dec 2004, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> > In order to get in sync, I rebuilt config_h.SH with metaconfig, and the
> > content was the same, but reshuffled (reordered)
> >
> > This cause HAS_QUAD to be too far down and also LONGLONG to be used before
> > defined
> If I recall correctly, the dependencies in the metaconfig units control
> the ordering in Configure, but not the ordering in config_h.SH.  The
> ordering in config_h.SH, I believe, is determined by a simple alphabetical
> ordering of the units.  That's what the a_dvisory/ directory is for.  I
> think there are some more details in the metaconfig/README file.

Sounds reasonable, except for the fact that I somehow don't see how and where
a_dvisory is used, if used at all

l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/bin 112 > l
./             jmkmf*      manilist*    pat*       patindex*   patsnap*
../            kitpost*    metaconfig*  patbase*   patlog*     rt**  kitsend*    metagrep*    patcil*    patmake*    rt-cli*
cpanp*         makeSH*     metalint*    patclean*  patname*    showpatch**     makedist*   metaxref*    patcol*    patnotify*  sshp**  manicheck*  p4*          patdiff*   patpost*
jmake*         manifake*   packinit*    patftp*    patsend*
l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/bin 113 > grep a_dvisory *
Exit 1
l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/bin 114 > cd ../metaconfig/
l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/metaconfig 115 > grep a_dvisory *
Binary file U matches
l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/metaconfig 116 > cd U
l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/metaconfig/U 117 > grep a_dvisory *
README:    The a_dvisory/ directory, then, is a place to put units that need
l1:/pro/3gl/CPAN/metaconfig/U 118 >

I'm contemplating some sort of tsort algorithm for config_h.SH sorting

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