[gambit-list] Patching gambit to fix out of source build

Marijn Schouten (hkBst) hkBst at gentoo.org
Wed Jun 25 07:36:28 EDT 2008

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Nathan Thern wrote:
> Hello Gambit developers-
> I have successfully built, packaged and installed gambit on cygwin.
> The build system I used - cygport - defaults to an out-of-source
> build, which is supported by gambit's configure (or so it claims). It
> very quickly became apparent that out-of-source builds are broken, but
> I stubbornly patched the makefiles until it worked. What I've got now
> is a bit kludged, but should be fairly simple to maintain as long as
> the future gambit build system doesn't change drastically.
> However, having come this far...
> I would be willing to further my work on patching configure.ac and the
> makefile.in's so gambit supports out-of-source builds and DESTDIR
> style installs. I can test on cygwin, RHEL, debian and solaris. I
> figure I'm about 1/3rd of the way there and I don't want to chew up
> any more of my time unless you are interested in accepting patches.

Hi Nathan,

I would be very interested in a fixed build system which supports
DESTDIR style installs. Where can I find your patches?


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