fixing the recurring Mesa build problem

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Nov 20 13:34:28 PST 2006

On 11/20/06, Michel Dänzer <michel at> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 10:42 -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > On 11/19/06, Michel Dänzer <michel at> wrote:
> > >
> > > As automake now doesn't know about the contents of the sources files, the
> > > nodist_*_la_OBJECTS variables in its output end up not containing the
> > > symlinked source files, so they don't get compiled. I tried overriding
> > > nodist_*_la_OBJECTS and *_la_DEPENDENCIES in without
> > > success. Any ideas for this anyone?
> >
> > Oh, wow, total showstopper. I hadn't even thought about the libtool
> > objects. Now I'm seeing exactly what you're seeing. This is really a
> > difficult problem to attack because, with the existing setup, the Mesa
> > sources need to be know at dist time and at configure time.
> Actually, they only really need to be known at build time. The problem
> is how to have automake use an external list of files at that time.

But, that would add a build time dependency on automake, right? That's
not the case right now. Just like your point about


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