build system proposals for gnome2-branch
c.shoemaker at cox.net
Wed Jul 20 17:08:08 EDT 2005
On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 10:54:49PM +0200, Christian Stimming wrote:
> Hi all,
> ok, now I've put together a proposal of what can be changed in the
> gnome2-branch. I'd suggest
> - removal of acinclude.m4 -- it contains heaps of very old, legacy macros
> - adding 2-3 unavoidable legacy macros into file macros/legacy_macros.m4
> - removal of ltmain.sh -- it should be installed by running libtoolize
> - changing of macros/autogen.sh, diff attached.
> The changes to autogen.sh are
> - ACLOCAL_FLAGS="-I $GNOME2_PATH/share/aclocal $ACLOCAL_FLAGS"
> + # if GNOME2_PATH contains several directories, separate them properly
> + TMP_PATH=`echo $GNOME2_PATH | sed 's/:/ -I /g' `
> + ACLOCAL_FLAGS="-I $TMP_PATH/share/aclocal $ACLOCAL_FLAGS"
> to tolerate env variable GNOME2_PATH=/opt/gnome:/usr/bla/bla, and then
> commenting in the libtoolize calls. Oh, and most importantly fix one typo
> - macrosdir=`find . -name macros -print`
> + macrodirs=`find . -name macros -print`
> If people agree, I would ask to apply this to gnucash-gnome2-dev. I don't have
> time anymore and not for this week, so the end-test should be done by someone
Well, I did volunteer, didn't I? I'll see if I can test this tonight.
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