[Bf-committers] Makefiles Maintenance

Stephen Swaney sswaney at centurytel.net
Sun Aug 21 18:07:06 CEST 2005

On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 10:42:53AM -0400, Chris Burt wrote:
> A while back I remember some people discussing reorganizing the 
> makefiles and changing some of the old conventions used therein. An 
> example being to switch all of the NAN_BLAH stuff to BF_BLAH. I believe 
> the original coder was Kent Mein (sirdude) but I haven't heard or seen 
> anything about this on the mailing list or IRC for a while. Hos recently 
> committed the support for Bullet in the makefiles and yet again we're 
> using NAN_BLAH_BLAH many years after NAN has not been around.
> So my questions are:
> 1) Is someone still planning on reorganizing the makefiles?
> 2) Who?
> 3) When?

Doing a search-and-replace on all the makefiles is not 
*exactly* what I would call a reorganization.

The answer to question 2 is "someone who has enough
free time to devote to cosmetic changes that don't affect

Personally, I like rather like the link to Blender tradition that the
use of NAN_ implies.  Also, for the uber-geeky, NAN is the name of a
floating point exception thrown when an arithmetic operation returns
something that is Not A Number.

But don't let me stop you!

Stephen Swaney			
sswaney at centurytel.net

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