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Re: Expand shell variable in AC_CONFIG_FILES

From: Nadine
Subject: Re: Expand shell variable in AC_CONFIG_FILES
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 20:46:09 +0200
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Am Sonntag, 17. August 2003 20:15 schrieb Nadine:
> I need to have automake (1.7.6) create a in a directory that
> changes often. Therefore I introduced an environment var WORDIR like so:
> CONFIG_FILES( [ path/${WORKDIR} ] ). Of course this fails as automake tries
> to create "path/${WORKDIR}/", not expanding the shell var (I
> call "WORKDIR=bla automake-1.7". configure DTRT).

Oh, I should add: Symlinking the directory in question to a static name and 
using that in AC_CONFIG_FILES works for automake but then config.status fails 
because it does "test -d $dir || mkdir $dir". That fails with "file 


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