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Nicholas Clark
August 30, 2011 13:55
Re: generating win32/config_H.*
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On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 09:28:33PM +0100, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 30 August 2011 09:32, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> > The revision log for the files various Win32 "canned config files"
> > win32/config_H.* suggest that they are updated manually and sporadically.
> >
> Yes, I've updated them numerous times, but regettably haven't done so
> for a while. If you're looking at this area now, would it help or
> hinder you if I brought them up to date now?

Definitely help.

> > As best I can tell each is generated from a corresponding config file
> > using win32/config_h.PL, and I assume ideally is supposed to be in sync.
> >
> Essentially, yes. I do it using the regen_config_h target in
> win32/Makefile, plus some (too much...) hand-editing. There are some
> comments above that target which explain the process a little.

Aha. I wasn't aware of that. Thanks.

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