[kaffe] help with make install

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Wed Dec 10 05:13:01 PST 2003

Hi Ram,

kalyan ram wrote:
> Hai
>     When I change anything in kaffe.def file,I
> generally go to intrp directory and open the machine.c
> file and press a space and then at the top directory
> do the make install for recompiling the kaffe.When I
> just modify the kaffe.def file,there is no change.

The problem is that kaffe.def is not part of the dependencies of 
$engine/machine.c. I'm not sure if automake allows cross-directory 
dependencies. Could you investigate?

> Is there a better way to recompile the kaffe with make
> install after modifying kaffe.def file?

touch $engine/machine.c. But it's a lousy workaround for what's 
essentially a bad dependency in our automake files.

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