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Re: needs help

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: needs help
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 18:57:16 -0500
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On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 05:13:22PM -0600, Robert Boehne wrote:
> Toni:
> Your testers don't need aclocal, autoconf, or automake installed unless
> they are making changes to or  Once you
> generate "configure" that's all they need.  If someone else's Makefile
> is running these tools, take it out, it's just plain wrong.
>   The idea of Autoconf is that it creates a portable shell script
> "configure" that does all the work.  Nothing but the bourne shell
> is required to generate the Makefiles.

There are a number of (badly-broken-by-design) makefiles that add dependencies
to regenerate the configure script.
Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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