[Monetdb-developers] Simple bat operations

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Fri Oct 12 15:16:46 CEST 2007


On 12-10-2007 15:11:34 +0200, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> Obviously, having .mx.in files in the CVS sources does not make much sense,
> at least not in combination with source distributions (tarballs).
> 
> ...
> 
> Not that "obvious" --- well, maybe a short recap of the build process helps:
> 
> 1) @...@ placeholdes in .in files are replace by configure.
> 2) .mx files are extracted/expanded by Mx when compiling from CVS sources.
> 3) tarballs are supposed to be compiled w/o Mx, hence, they contain the
>    Mx-extracted/-expanded files
>    ("obviously" including the "hard-wired" @...@ replacements as done by the
>    configure of that preceeded the building of the source tarball).

I recall that .in.mx didn't work out well for some reason.  I'll try
that out if/once I have time for it.




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