Subject: Re: Alternative PLIST expansion of libtool archives
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/09/2004 12:17:24
On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> > That said, the only thing that made the script approach problematic, to me,
> > was the fact that it did need the .la files in the Makefile; I didn't think
> > about doing an awk callout as you did in the submitted patch (which could
> > also work with the script version, right?).
> Yes, we could encapsulate the awk callout in the external script,

No, I meant the other way around.  Rather than have a shell script embedded
in a make variable wholesale, just make the system() part of the awk
fragment in your patch call the external script.

> Yes, I think it'll be good to keep the PLIST as the master file list
> instead of splitting off some bits into the package Makefile.

Hm.  I smell better handling of .info files in the future too.  8-)

-- Todd Vierling <> <>