[Bf-committers] NAN Makefiles...

John K. Walton bf-committers@blender.org
Sun, 20 Apr 2003 22:19:38 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Kent Mein wrote:

> In reply to Beau Hargis (beauh@drizzle.com):
> > 
> > Are the NaN makefiles going to be ripped out entirely? It is not so much
> > that I care, but that they clash with the files generated from configure
> > and as far as CVS is concerned, they changed because they got overwritten. 
> > If I want the original Makefiles back I have to check them out of CVS 
> > again.  Trying to shake out the build system, I changed every 'Makefile' 
> > to 'Makefile.NAN' and can build blender with:
> >  
> > > MAKE="make -f Makefile.NAN" make -f Makefile.NAN
> I personally would like to see this committed.  If not now sometime in the
> near future.  (1 or two releases)  I think it would cause less confusion
> to the new developers and its an elegant solution.
> I kind of like having the older build system to fall back on incase there 
> is some wackyness that the autoconf stuff just won't work on a given machine.
> I think it makes the code workable on a wider variety of machines.
> Kent
to my knowldge the auto* still doesn't work with the real SGI compiler,
and the original makefiles do (or did, now they don't, known why yet).