Subject: re: make: absolute path for Makefile in errors.
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/03/2001 21:38:11
> sort of...yeah. did you give any thought to collapsing stuff like
I have a perl function which does that, used in conjunction with
another that converts all the paths given to cc etc to relative
But as mrg said:
> you can't really do that. you don't know where you'll really end up
> after the ..'s, due to symlinks.
So its only used in a controlled environment.
Anyway, I take it that no one actually objects to knowing which
Makefile blew up? Cool.