On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 04:27:25PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote: [...] > > > Why use a bunch of variables all set to yes, instead of a single > > > variable with a list of file names? > > > > I could do it that way too. Obviously there is rather limited use for > > it in our tree (although I'd suspect there is a number of local versions > > to work around the limitations, but I haven't cheked), so I though just > > a modifier to FILES could be enough. > > Fair enough, adding a new variable for a list of files to be made would > be more difficult than what you have done, and your way works. Actually, it wouldn't be very difficult (just a matter of testing empty(that variable:Mthis file)), but you'd have to add two, one to match FILES and one to match CONFIGFILES, so it kind of balances out. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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