fixing the recurring Mesa build problem
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Nov 21 05:52:51 PST 2006
On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 13:34 -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 11/20/06, Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 10:42 -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > > On 11/19/06, Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> 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 Makefile.am 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?
Not necessarily, if automake has a mechanism for this kind of thing.
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