[m-dev.] Very confusing error message for absolute pathnames (fwd)

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Feb 15 22:30:08 AEDT 2007

On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Ondrej Bojar wrote:

> Julien Fischer wrote:
>> From: Ondrej Bojar <bojar at csse.unimelb.edu.au>
>> I'm not trying to fix it, because I don't know what you'd prefer:
>> a) disallow full paths for --make at all (and report that as an error right 
>> away)
>> b) allow full paths (a fair amount of knowledge of the --make pathname 
> Personally, I'm fine with disallowing full paths for --make targets. It did 
> not work until now, it can safely be forbidden from now on.

The fact that your "error message" is an assertion failure inside the 
compiler suggests it was never intended to support them.  (If you do want 
to spread your source tree over multiple directories you can always use 
source file mapping.)

mercury-developers mailing list
Post messages to:       mercury-developers at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Administrative Queries: owner-mercury-developers at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Subscriptions:          mercury-developers-request at csse.unimelb.edu.au

More information about the developers mailing list