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Re: Documentation chapter: The GNU build system

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: Documentation chapter: The GNU build system
Date: 24 Apr 2001 07:40:04 -0300
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On Apr 21, 2001, "Steven G. Johnson" <address@hidden> wrote:

> +Automake requires that
> address@hidden be installed on the developer's machine in order to generate
> +automatic dependency information, but running @code{make dist} will
> +produce a @file{hello-1.0.tar.gz} package (or whatever the
> +program/version is) that includes the dependencies in a
> +compiler-independent fashion.

This is true as of automake 1.4, that also requires GNU make for
dependency tracking, but not in the CVS version of automake, that can
do it with most makes and most C compilers.

Other than that, ok.

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