configure.in vs. configure.ac (Re: RFA: Add Epiphany newlib & libgloss port)
Tue Nov 8 18:15:00 GMT 2011
On Tuesday 08 November 2011 07:03:54 Jim Meyering wrote:
> Joern Rennecke wrote:
> > Quoting Jim Meyering <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >> Using the "configure.in" name rather than "configure.ac" is really
> >> anachronistic. Better to switch to the latter (it's been 10 years),
> >> if only to avoid making people wonder which version of autoconf you
> >> require. It will probably avoid some warnings, too, for those who
> >> enable them.
> > All the autoconf template files in newlib and libgloss are named
> > configure.in . If I add a port with confiure.ac, it'll be the odd one
> > out.
> I didn't realize that.
> I volunteer to rename them.
> Would anyone object?
i wouldn't :)
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