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bug #52483: GNUstep Make should honor @setfilename in .texi documents

Submitted by:  Yavor Doganov <yavor>
Submitted on:  Wed 22 Nov 2017 08:05:58 PM UTC  
Category:  Makefiles Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Bug Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

Wed 22 Nov 2017 08:05:58 PM UTC, original submission:  

I consider it a bug that GNUstep Make ignores the @setfilename Texinfo command and attempts (and fails) to build/clean/install generated files with the same output name as the .texi.  Automake has coped with this since day one, if I'm not mistaken.  There are various valid scenarios when @setfilename is used and set to a different file than the .texi, and IMO any sane build system should obey.

The attached patch takes care of this.  Tested with Base, Gui, Back, Gorm and DBusKit, with Make configured with "debian" layout.  All main targets (all/clean/install/uninstall) work properly for me.

Yavor Doganov <yavor>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-11-22 yavor Attached File- => Added 0001-Honor-setfilename-in-Texinfo-documents.patch, #42459

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