Option to bypass make check

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 10 19:03:49 PST 2005

Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> Aside from that too, it would not be a disservice to make the option 
> available. If people use it, it's at their own risk anyways. But it would be 
> nice to define in an entity file whether to run the make checks or not.
> I changed the "make check" commands to something like &make_check;
> The entity's value is either the XML tags like [make][param]check[/param]
> [/make] or it's empty and nothing happens.
> Ideally conditional execution comes into play. if some entity is defined; 
> don't run the following; fi

I actually was going to write something similar to this earlier but 
thought I'd wait first to see if anyone else thought the same way.

Personally, I wouldn't mind seeing and entity for it in general.ent

Jeremy H.

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