RFC: add a dummy "configure" to the packaging templates

Frédéric L. W. Meunier 1@pervalidus.net
Thu Apr 1 02:28:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> Many a time I've come across a project that only has a Makefile, with no
> configure.  To allow those projects to build outside of the source
> directory, I usually had to either change the build script's conf() rule
> or add a dummy configure script to copy all the files to the build
> directory.  I'm thinking of creating one generic version of such a script,
> and putting it in CVS with the packaging templates.  Comments?

What does this buy is ? Why not just use lndir ?


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