On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Dimitri Fontaine
<dimi...@2ndquadrant.fr> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes:
>>> Yes, from the backend-developer's perspective. But not from the
>>> extension-developer's perspective :-) And seriously, make is one of
>>> those things that is supremely capable of doing lots of stuff, but is so
>>> difficult to use correctly that everyone keeps reinventing newer wheels.
>>> Seems this one isn't round enough.
>>
>> Not to mention the fact that make doesn't work on Windows, so any
>> extensions that rely on this will need hacks in the MSVC build system.
>
> Fair enough, so that's just me not seeing it.  Now I agree that having
> the right hand side of the format I proposed be an ordered list of files
> rather than a single file is simple enough and comes with benefits.
>
> The examples are using spaces as the separator, how friendly is that to
> our windows users?  Maybe using coma instead would be better?

Comma would be better.  There is even some backend code that will
tokenize on it, I think.

-- 
Robert Haas
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