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Craig A. Berry
February 6, 2009 21:01
Re: merging make_ext and make_ext_cross
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On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 09:16:41PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>> but I don't know how to write the VMS system() invocations inside
>> (Or exactly how to munge the paths to work out the number of '-' for the
>> directory specs to find lib in -I). So:
> Ah. I forgot. Does the file for MMS contain a working config target?
> So that the "make config" logic in will work on VMS too.
>    if (!$target or $target !~ /clean$/) {
>        # Give makefile an opportunity to rewrite itself.
>        # reassure users that life goes on...
>        my @config = (@run, @make, 'config', @$pass_through);
>        system @config and print "@config failed, continuing anyway...\n";
>    }

No, there  is no config target at all as far as I can tell.  What does
it do, just memoize the entire ./Configure command line so it can spew
it back for you later?

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