[Swan-dev] commit war over spec file

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Fri Feb 14 17:29:30 UTC 2020

On Fri, 14 Feb 2020, Andrew Cagney wrote:

>> It is designed, not there yet, to be close to "make base install-base". I
>> know it is using "make programs"! As far I recollect there was some error
>> that forced us, Tuomo and me, to settle for "make programs install";
>> It is not a replacement for a production spec file. And the vice versa.
> minor technical aside, use:
>   make all
>   make install
> or just
>   make install
> since 'make programs' (or base) won't build documentation that ends up
> happening during the 'install' part.

'make base' does not make documentation. But 'make programs' does. That
was fixed many years ago :)

You can see it if you run:
rm -rf OBJ*
make base
make programs

The last command will show you building man pages etc.


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