[erlang-bugs] Build fix for some architectures: x86_64 e.g. [resent]
Thu Dec 13 23:58:46 CET 2007
Christian Faulhammer writes:
> Mikael Pettersson <>:
> > This is ambiguous. Please generate a standard patch
> > that applies with 'patch -p1'.
Now, could you please explain why this is needed?
I.e., why does gentoo need this change while (apparently)
everybody else Unix-like doesn't.
Presumably something special is going on either with
the TARGET thing or the export thing, but _what_?
(I'm not trying to be rude here; patches must IMO
be accompanied by technical explanations, otherwise
we lose track of why things are done in certain
> Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project
> <URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode
> --- /tmp/Makefile.in.orig 2007-12-13 22:01:34.000000000 +0100
> +++ otp_src_R12B-0/Makefile.in 2007-12-13 22:01:44.000000000 +0100
> @@ -90,7 +90,7 @@
> MAKE = @MAKE_PROG@
> # This should be set to the target "arch-vendor-os"
> -TARGET = @TARGET@
> +export TARGET = @TARGET@
> # A BSD compatible install program
> INSTALL = @INSTALL@
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