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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] mingw: drop MakeMaker reference
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 23:07:03 +0100 (STD)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.1902252304180.41@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190225200225.GA16965@google.com>

Hi Jonathan,

On Mon, 25 Feb 2019, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget wrote:
> 
> > From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
> >
> > In 20d2a30f8ffe (Makefile: replace perl/Makefile.PL with simple make
> > rules, 2017-12-10), Git stopped using MakeMaker. Therefore, that
> > definition in the MINGW-specific section became useless.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
> > ---
> >  config.mak.uname | 1 -
> >  1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> 
> Yay!
> 
> Reviewed-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>

Thanks!

> Is there a way to automate checking for make variables that are set
> but never used?

No, not that I know of...

The biggest problem is that we only add documentation to the beginning of
the Makefile by convention, and there is not really any consistent way to
parse that documentation to figure out what build variables are handled
currently.

Ciao,
Dscho

  reply	other threads:[~2019-02-25 22:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-25 19:27 [PATCH 0/1] Drop last " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-02-25 19:27 ` [PATCH 1/1] mingw: drop " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-02-25 20:02   ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-02-25 22:07     ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2019-03-03  1:19 ` [PATCH 0/1] Drop last " Junio C Hamano
2019-03-07 10:10   ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-08  1:41     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-03-08 16:27       ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-03-11 20:24         ` Jeff King

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