Subject: Re: gnu/lib/libg2c/Makefile is bozotic
To: matthew green <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/09/1999 09:45:25
On Wed, 9 Jun 1999, matthew green wrote:

: can someone (todd?) explain to me why libg2c symlinks all the source files into
: ${.OBJDIR} before building them ?  it uses .PATH: to find the sources so it's
: obviously not for make(1)'s benefit.  the reason i ask:  it's hardcoded paths
: broke for me when i shifted something....

It's because several source files have the same name in different libg2c
components (libF77, libI77, libU77).  Adding a component-specific filename
suffix uniformly fixes that.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.