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Re: Building FILES?

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 - -
"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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