[ITP] re2c (3rd try)

Gerrit P. Haase gerrit@familiehaase.de
Wed May 19 12:09:00 GMT 2004

Hi Max schri

> The original intent (AFAICS) was for you to be able to simply use
> the contents of lnconf.sh as ${srcdir}/configure, and then use an
> unmodified g-b-s. Unfortunately, that plan is spoilt, because patch
> doesn't restore the execute mode on new files. You can avoid
> that by calling it via sh:

Ah well, it needs to be in the source directory where configure is.
Well, I thought it would act like `lndir <frompath>` which symlinks the
frompath to pwd.  And I think it should do this, regardless where the
script is located!

> conf() {
>   (cd ${objdir} && \
>   sh ${srcdir}/lnconf.sh )
> }

> Although, it would be more convenient if g-b-s did:

> if [ -f ${srcdir}/lnconf.sh ]; then
>   # do the above
> else
>   # do the existing configure code
> fi

Looks ok.


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