[Mono-devel-list] PATCH: jay location in debugger

Fawad Halim fawad at fawad.net
Thu Mar 18 10:28:16 EST 2004

    Thanks for the info. I was trying to get this fix in for getting the 
continuous CVS builds working in an isolated environment. I've worked 
around this in my build scripts.


Miguel de Icaza wrote:

>>    Building debugger in an isolated location fails because it assumes a 
>>particular path for the mcs source and that mcs src there is already 
>>built. Is this patch ok?
>This is becoming a FAQ.
>Today Jay can not be installed (if it is installed, it is a bug),
>because Jay does not know where its datafiles are.  In particular, it
>matters where the skeleton lives.
>This is not much of an issue for the debugger;  The debugger should
>just ship with a generated parser.  Anyone who wants to rebuild the
>language for the debugger (which btw, should be redone to start with
>with something different than jay) must have the mcs setup as expected.
>You can try to fix jay, the autoconf tools, but am not likely going to
>have time to review it, and it is not important if you use tarballs

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