[PATCH] Use automake (v5)

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Tue Apr 27 17:00:29 GMT 2021

On 4/27/2021 12:52 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 4/27/2021 11:50 AM, Jon Turney wrote:
>> On 20/04/2021 21:13, Jon Turney wrote:
>>> For ease of reviewing, this patch doesn't contain changes to generated
>>> files which would be made by running ./autogen.sh.
>>   I pushed this patch.
>> If you have an existing build directory, while you might get away with 
>> invoking 'make' at the top-level, I would recommend blowing it away and 
>> configuring again.
> I'm confused about how the generated files are going to get regenerated when 
> necessary.  I see calls to autogen (which I guess is /usr/bin/autogen.exe from 
> the autogen package) in the Makefiles, but I don't see any calls to autogen.sh. 
> Is the latter no longer needed?

Oh, never mind.  The Makefiles just call autoconf, etc., as needed.


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