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Re: Debian WWW CVS: joy

On Sat, Aug 19, 2000 at 05:14:37PM +0300, Tommi Vainikainen wrote:
> > Modified files:
> > 	english/Bugs   : Makefile 
> (and lots other Makefiles too)

I counted 478 Makefile files. :) The joys of shell scripting.

NB I'll do a few more changes soon, to get the remaining makefiles in order.

> > Log message:
> > removed useless/wrong comment
> And that comment was:
> # list any subdirectories in the following variable. Any directories listed
> # must exist or the make will not work
> Now make tests which SUBS really exists and runs only those
> recursively.

Yes. Maybe it should test for existance of subdir/Makefile file, too... or
maybe not.

> At least from my perspective it looks like english Makefiles and
> others[1] have no differences, only Make.lang is different, so how
> could those Makefiles be merged?  That would make it easier to keep
> those files up to date.

Yeah, they shouldn't be different. Including english makefile in the
translation directory could work, but I haven't tried that yet. I've seen
a swedish translation do that, but I didn't verify if it works in general.

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