--- a
+++ b/syntax/Makefile.am
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+data_joedir = $(datadir)/joe
+
+data_syntaxdir = $(data_joedir)/syntax
+
+data_syntax_DATA = c.jsf perl.jsf verilog.jsf conf.jsf python.jsf php.jsf sh.jsf \
+	mail.jsf pascal.jsf html.jsf vhdl.jsf fortran.jsf java.jsf xml.jsf tcl.jsf \
+	lisp.jsf csh.jsf mason.jsf diff.jsf asm.jsf tex.jsf css.jsf ocaml.jsf \
+	4gl.jsf sml.jsf sql.jsf awk.jsf cobol.jsf sed.jsf ps.jsf ada.jsf \
+	troff.jsf haskell.jsf rexx.jsf skill.jsf lua.jsf ruby.jsf m4.jsf joerc.jsf \
+	spec.jsf matlab.jsf jsf.jsf jsf_check.jsf
+
+EXTRA_DIST = $(data_syntax_DATA)