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

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.


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