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Re: Cannot build latest CVS setup
Brian Dessent wrote:
I don't know what --enable-maintainer-mode actually does
It turns on several makefile rules related to the automatic running of
autoconf and automake when files such as Makefile.am, configure.in, etc.
Unless you are working on the build system, it's pretty much irrelevant. The
reason it is an option at all is to protect things from breaking for people
who don't have autoconf, etc. installed, should the timestamps on the files
get mixed up.