Once more: Compiling on SGI Irix 5.3
Thu, 7 May 1998 16:38:29 +0200 (MDT)
Peter Dalgaard BSA:
> email@example.com (Hubert Palme) writes:
> > > @(sed 's/__PKG__/base/g' Pkg-start.tex; \
> > > find $(RLIB)/base/latex/ -name '*.tex' -print |\
> > > sort | xargs cat ;\
> > > cat Pkg-end.tex) > $@
> > >
> > > But does all relevant systems have the xargs command?
> > Irix does, but the first solution is better understandable :-)
> But the latter *never* creates too long command lines (xargs is built
> to handle that). The other one has the problem that we have to guess
> relevant splitting points for systems that we do not have...
So you should use this.
Anyway, the user should have GNU Make installed (the Irix make doesn't
work whith this Makefile). Why not install GNU Findutils if the target
system doesn't have xargs...
But do write this into the INSTALL file!
Hubert Palme Bergische Universitaet-Gesamthochschule Wuppertal
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