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Re: Explanation in autoconf manual

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Explanation in autoconf manual
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 21:32:30 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-15)

* Philip Herron wrote on Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 02:08:41AM CEST:
> The pipeline is this:
>                       *Automake                       *Autoconf
>  -------------> -> -> Makefile

Nope.  While automake turns *.am files into *.in files for each * listed
in an AC_CONFIG_FILES macro in, the script that turns *.in
files into * files is named config.status, and is generated and invoked
by the configure script.  Confusing, eh?  ;-)


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