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From: Christopher Croughton <crough45 AT amc DOT de>
Message-Id: <97Nov25.161151gmt+0100.17026@internet01.amc.de>
Subject: Re: Substituting \ for / in make
To: eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il (Eli Zaretskii)
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 16:09:43 +0100
Cc: crough45 AT amc DOT de, djgpp AT delorie DOT com
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.91.971125163411.28212A-100000@is> from "Eli Zaretskii" at Nov 25, 97 03:36:04 pm
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 25 Nov 1997, Christopher Croughton wrote:
> 
> > Hmm, perhaps in a document explaining how to port?  <g>  Seriously, a document
> > like that (probably as part of the DJGPP User Guide thingy) would be a
> > Good Thing(tm).
> 
> I agree.  When do you start writing it?  (Just kidding...)

(Now, how did I know that would be the response <g>?)

Well, if I'd ported anything much.  Most things I've built have either already
had a DJGPP configuration or I've just used the standard Unix one and copied
things by hand.

> Are you serious?  It's quite simple IMHO, and documented (unlike the 
> syntax of lib/specs file).

The syntax of DJGPP.ENV is fairly simple, yes, I just don't remember it (the
same as I don't remember all the weird things in makefiles - my makefiles
tend to be as simple as possible so that they'll work with almost any version
of make).  I look at DJGPP.ENV so seldom that it doesn't stick in my memory.
I've never even looked at lib/specs - what does it do?

Chris C

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