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Re: cvs and heimdal
On Tue, Aug 03, 1999 at 04:10:47PM +0200, Assar Westerlund wrote:
> > 1. Since 0.1h running config.status to update the Makefiles (ie this is
> > what configure does internally) is extremely slow (ie 15 seconds per
> > Makefile). I have no idea why - it seems to be spending a lot of time
> > in sed though (which hasn't changed).
> I think that autoconf runs sed in several invocations to avoid
> problems with seds that have low limits.
I have never noticed it running quite as slowly with other packages. If
I run the both halves of the conversion manually, this is the times I get:
 [snoopy:bam] ~/cvswork/heimdal/b2 >time sed -f conftest.s1 < ../Makefile.in > /dev/null
sed -f conftest.s1 < ../Makefile.in > /dev/null 7.51s user 0.02s system 99% cpu 7.532 total
 [snoopy:bam] ~/cvswork/heimdal/b2 >time sed -f conftest.s2 < ../Makefile.in > /dev/null
sed -f conftest.s2 < ../Makefile.in > /dev/null 3.79s user 0.03s system 100% cpu 3.811 total
Perhaps it is just that Heimdal configuration is more complex then
 [snoopy:bam] ~/cvswork/heimdal/b2 >wc conftest.s1 conftest.s2
90 106 2273 conftest.s1
47 66 1442 conftest.s2
137 172 3715 total
Thats 137 lines total.
> > This looks like a problem with automake, but I may be wrong.
> Yes, it looks like it doesn't absolutify .. correctly. A work-around
> might be to give an absolute path to configure.
The problem (in case you didn't already realize) is in Makefile.am:
LOCAL = @ACLOCAL@ -I $(srcdir)/cf
This would be find, but @ACLOCAL@ expands to "cd $(srcdir)".
As $(srcdir) is a relative path, problems will occur. I would
suggest that the fix is to have:
LOCAL = @ACLOCAL@ -I cf
ie there is no need to specify the source directory, as the cd
already makes the source directory the current directory.
Brian May <email@example.com>