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Re: Problem with building .info files?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Problem with building .info files?
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 07:58:37 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Hello Daniel,

* Daniel Franke wrote on Sun, Nov 19, 2006 at 12:24:58AM CET:
> Ralf wrote:
> > Quoting Automake 1.8 NEWS:
> > |  - Update .info files in the source tree, not in the build tree.  This
> > |    is what the GNU Coding Standard recommend.  Only Automake 1.7.x
> > |    used to update these files in the build tree (previous versions did
> > |    it in the source tree too), and it caused several problems, varying
> > |    from mere annoyance to portability issues.

> Any other suggestions to work around this, than (re-)writing the Makefile 
> rules myself?

Yes.  Describe the bug you're seeing.  Why does the info file get
rebuilt if you start from an up to date tarball in a read-only location?
(If that's the bug you're seeing, that is.)


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