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Bug#186321: xutils: missing ComplexCplusplusProgramTargetNoMan

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On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 04:51:01AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> The changelog for 4.1.0-7 claims that patch #032 adds a
> ComplexCplusplusProgramTargetNoMan() Imake rule. However, what it
> actually does, apparently by mistake, is add a second version of
> ComplexCplusplusProgramTarget(). Since one of those already exists
> further up Imake.rules, the patch has no useful effect.
> I need this in order to make nitpic build with g++ >= 3.0 (previously it
> built with the non-"Cplusplus" variant of the Imake rule, but that
> produces incorrect linkage with the more modern g++); see #127162. I
> guess I might just write a man page in order to get it going, though. :)

Gack, you're right.  The fix was easy, and this problem will be resolved
in the next release.

Now I'm trying to figure out how this went so long without being
detected.  I know that it *cannot* be the case that people have suddenly
started writing manpages...I mean, that would just make too much

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |    he is half an animal is only half a
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