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Re: Proposal: Remove autotool-generated files from setup CVS

Napísané dňa 2003.03.06 13:08, (autor: Max Bowsher):
> Marcel Telka wrote:
> > Napísané dňa 2003.03.05 22:36, (autor: Max Bowsher):
> >> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 07:10:50AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >>>> On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 07:05, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >>>>> I propose removing autotool-generated files from setup CVS.
> >>>>
> >>>> I am ok with this. I'm not going to participate in a flamefest
> like
> >>>> that occuring when I introduced libgetopt++ w/o generated files.
> >>>
> >>> I don't have any objections as long as there is an easy way to
> >>> regenerate the files.
> >>
> >> There is already a script which does this.
> >>
> >> Robert: Does the order of invocation of automake and autoconf
> matter?
> >
> > $0.02:
> > What about one `autoreconf` call instead of twiddling with
> > autoconf/automake/autoheader/auto... call order?
> I don't know. I'm new to the autotools. I've heard it said that
> autoreconf
> used to be unreliable. It seems ok to me, except for one *big* flaw:
> There
> is no way to tell it not to recurse, and we do *not* want to
> autoreconf all
> the subdirectories.

Yes. It recurses to AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS directories automatically. If you
do not want to descend to libgetopt++, then autoreconf is unusable for
you. IMHO this is not a good idea (no flame please). I'm not watching
whole thread about libgetopt++ bootstrapping... If the decision is no,
then no :-).

Have a nice day.

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