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Re: AC_INIT(ac_unique_file)

From: Pavel Roskin
Subject: Re: AC_INIT(ac_unique_file)
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 14:26:27 -0500 (EST)

Hello, Lars!

> : Are you suggesting that "autoconf" issues a warning as well?
> Yes, if there's no case where generating a configure-script under such a
> circumstance is useful...

It has a low priority for me. I'll not object if anybody else does it.

> Anyways, I just found the problem.  I originally had a script in top_srcdir
> that was used for ac_unique_file, but after it had grown a while I moved
> to its own project.  With my setup, I therefore got a _directory_ with that
> name in the parent dir for the new project, which must have been the cause
> for silincing configure with that respect.
> Maybe the ac_unique_file test should ensure that ac_unique_file really is a
> file?

Certainly no. I've seen many cases when a directory (even ".") is used.

Pavel Roskin

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