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Re: config.in


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: config.in
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 17:58:33 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

|>     I have already extended make-dist to fix the timestamps for distribution.
|> 
|> Ordinary make has to fix the timestamps too, and touch the generated
|> files, when you are building from CVS.  It should not attempt
|> to run autoconf unless the user says `make configure' or `make config.in'.

In neither cases the makefile caters for CVS timestamp issues at the
moment.  Doing it right would require a script like gcc_update from the
gcc repository, since make cannot know whether the timestamp difference
comes from modifying configure.in or from CVS update.

Andreas.

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