Re: gnumakefile: usable on its own without maintainer-makefile?
Jim Meyering <jim <at> meyering.net>
2012-06-21 07:27:34 GMT
Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Jim Meyering <jim <at> meyering.net> writes:
>> Simon Josefsson wrote:
>>> Building the 'gnumakefile' module fails:
>>> Looking at that module, I wonder if that module is useful at all without
>>> maintainer-makefile? It seems GNUmakefile is tightly coupled together
>>> with maint.mk. Should GNUmakefile be moved into the maintainer-makefile
>>> module, and the gnumakefile module be removed?
>> Hi Simon,
>> Thanks for noticing. That sounds like a good plan.
>> Do you feel like doing that and deprecating the gnumakefile module?
> Here is a patch to implement that. I haven't pushed it. What do you
> think, should this or Eric's approach go in? I don't care strongly,
> assuming Eric's patch solves my problem. If we keep two modules, some
> documentation on what is appropriate to put in GNUmakefile and what to
> put in maint.mk would be useful. That line isn't clear to me now.
I prefer your simplification/consolidation.
Currently, no one can use GNUmakefile without also using the
maintainer-makefile module. Initially, I deliberately made the
inclusion of maint.mk a hard requirement to ensure that I never forgot
that module/file. Merging the modules seems even better. maint.mk feels