filesystem patch

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Tue Nov 25 23:31:42 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:30:49PM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 06:34:20PM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
> >> hi,
> >> a second try to make a common scripts.
> >> i hope it'll work.
> >> i still not enable, but it also would be useful with this patch.
> > 
> > I don't have time now, but I will check this tomorrow.
> > 
> > Have you tried to use strace on mingw32-make?  Last time I saw that
> > the %{name} and %{version} macros were not being substituted into the
> > variables on the make command line, which is why I rejected that
> > patch.
> i don't really understand it. i try this both from spec file and command
> line, but there is no %{name} and %{version} in it? what can i looking
> for in a strace output?

OK, that's encouraging, but I'll check for sure tomorrow.  You need to
do something like:

  strace -f -o /tmp/log -s 4096 mingw32-make
  grep '%' /tmp/log | less


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