bz2lib autoconfiguration ??

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Wed Apr 18 19:24:00 GMT 2001


Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 09:32:30PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>
> >> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 09:13:55PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 09:07:43PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >> >> >Hmm...
> >> >> >
> >> >> >make clean && make
> >> >> >
> >> >> >This doesn't create the configuration needed for
> >> >> >i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/bz2lib. :(
> >> >>
> >> >> Do you have the latest CVS version?
> >> >
> >> >Yes!
> >>
> >> And, you reconfigured?
> >>
> >
> >Hmm...  No, I thought that that should happen via dependency checking.
> >Makefile.in changes so reconfiguration should happen and create the new
> >directory and perform configuration for it.
> >
> >I'm I just dreaming or is this the way it should happen?
> 
> I don't know.  The mechanism in winsup/Makefile.in is similar to
> a lot of Makefile.in's in the repository.  They invoke
> 
> config.status --recheck
> 
> when configure changes.  This will rerun configure but it does so with
> the '--no-recursion' switch which seems to avoid creating new
> directories.
> 
> I don't know if this is by accident or by design, though.
> 

Could you ask Alexandre?  If not I'll see what I can find from the
autoconf archives.

Earnie.

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