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Re: AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS & hand-coded configure

From: Ralf Corsepius
Subject: Re: AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS & hand-coded configure
Date: Sat, 04 Jun 2005 11:34:33 +0200

On Sat, 2005-06-04 at 10:40 +0200, Gour wrote:
> Hi!

> AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS([clisp-2.33.2])
> but autoconf complains that clisp directory does not contain
> autoreconf-2.59: `' or `' is required
IMO, you have tripped a bug in autoreconf.

> I read about using 'configure.gnu' and found one post in autoconf archives
> (Jul '04) which says:
> <quote>
> In the tools (aka pkgA) subdirectory, write a wrapper script called
> configure.gnu, which takes the arguments passed in from the top-level
> configure script and massages them however you need, then calls:
> $CONFIG_SHELL ./configure ...  to do the work.  
> </quote>
> and this solve the problem of passing additional arguments to hand-coded
> configure script in pkgA.

The scenario you describe is supposed to work out of the box and it
probably does when not using aclocal, autoconf and automake directly
instead of invoking autoreconf.

> Any other macro I'm missing?
No, ...


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