using automake to generate Makefile.in

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Fri Jan 8 21:03:00 GMT 2016


On 08 Jan 2016 14:53, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On 08 Jan 2016 20:11, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> > On Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:42:49 +0100, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > is there a reason we don't use automake in the tree to manage
> > > Makefile.in ?
> > 
> > IIRC Tom Tromey (also a coauthor of automake) wanted to do that or at least he
> > said it would be good to do that but just nobody has never done so.
> 
> do we have a requirement that it be done treewide ?
> or would people be fine with me doing (starting) in sim/ ?
> doing it in just sim/ would allow for some limited testing
> w/out breaking lots of people ...

i probably should have looked harder ... some dirs are already
using automake like ld/ gas/ bfd/ gold/ and more.  i'll convert
sim/ too.
-mike
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