RFC: add a dummy "configure" to the packaging templates
Dr. Volker Zell
Thu Apr 1 07:53:00 GMT 2004
>>>>> "Igor" == Igor Pechtchanski writes:
Igor> A couple of reasons. First, lndir is not always available, and I'd hate
Igor> to make developers install the whole XFree86-bin package just to build,
Igor> say, wtf. Secondly, lndir doesn't have the same invocation semantics as
Igor> configure, so we'd have to change the generic-build-script yet again to
Igor> accomodate it. I'd rather include a dummy configure that does the "right
Igor> thing" (i.e., populates the build directory with enough files to be able
Igor> to build the package there). If it makes you feel better, we could put in
Igor> some code to detect whether lndir is available and if it is, use it under
Igor> the covers.
That would be great.
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