[PATCH 2/8] winsup/doc: Fix xidepend to handle relative pathnames

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 15 17:02:00 GMT 2015

On Jun 15 13:36, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> It seems that xidepend doesn't work correctly if we are ./configure'd using a
> relative pathname to the srcdir:
> $ make
> cd ../../../../src/winsup/doc && ./xidepend ../../../../src/winsup/doc/cygwin-ug-net.xml ../../../../src/winsup/doc/cygwin-api.xml >"/wip/cygwin/build/x86_64-unknown-cygwin/winsup/doc/Makefile.dep"
> grep: ../../../../src/winsup/doc/cygwin-ug-net.xml: No such file or directory
> grep: ../../../../src/winsup/doc/cygwin-api.xml: No such file or directory
> Although it might be better to fix this by making xidepend use pathnames, rather
> than ignoring them and assuming everything is in the current directory...

Indeed.  The problem is the included loop iterating over the
dependencies.  A more foolproof solution would be helpful.

For the time being, please apply your patch.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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