[PATCH] VPATH build of viewres, xedit, xfd, xgc, and xgc fails

Peter Breitenlohner peb at mppmu.mpg.de
Mon Nov 10 01:17:24 PST 2008

On Mon, 10 Nov 2008, Peter Breitenlohner wrote:

> There is, however, a radically different idea. Originally the app default
> file, e.g., Xmessage was distributed as Xmessage.ad for the sake of case
> insensitive filesystems in order not to cause conflict with the executable
> xmessage.  Now the application defaults are distributed in the subdirectory
> app-defaults and there is no reason not to distribute them under their final
> name.  That would certainly simplify the Makefile.ams.  The problem to
> create that subdirectory in the build tree would be restricted to cases such
> as xedit where either Xedit-print or Xedit-noprint is installed as Xedit.

And even that could be done by configure, e.g., for xedit:

 	if test x$enable_xprint = xyes; then

Peter Breitenlohner <peb at mppmu.mpg.de>

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