[Xapian-devel] Re: [Xapian-commits] 8196: trunk/xapian-maintainer-tools/win32msvc/

Richard Boulton richard at lemurconsulting.com
Thu Apr 12 21:04:57 BST 2007

Olly Betts wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 12:52:03PM +0100, richard wrote:
>> SVN root:       svn://svn.xapian.org/xapian
>> Changes by:     richard
>> Revision:       8196
>> Date:           2007-04-12 12:52:02 +0100 (Thu, 12 Apr 2007)
>> Log message (1 line):
>> Fix rules for generating .pl files from .pl.in files.
>> Modified files:
>> U   trunk/xapian-maintainer-tools/win32msvc/Makefile
> The sed substitution doesn't work properly - the backslashes in the path
> of PERL_EXE are interpreted (by sed I guess) along with the characters
> which follow.  Sorry, I've no clue where to start fixing this without
> switching from nmake to GNU make which is probably too radical...

Ah, poo.  If I can't work anything else out, I'll just change it to 
strip the line, since this is only applied to the first line of each 
file.  But it would be nice to get the escaping sorted out.  I'll take a 
look shortly.


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