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Re: RFE: option to avoid autoreconf recursion

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: RFE: option to avoid autoreconf recursion
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 16:37:38 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

Hi Ralf,

* Ralf Corsepius wrote on Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 04:14:44PM CET:
> On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 09:21 +0100, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > * Bruno Haible wrote on Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 07:30:46PM CET:
> > > 
> > > For gnulib-tool, it would be useful if 'autoreconf' had an option
> > >   --no-recurse or --no-recursion or --no-recursive
> > > that would avoid recursive self-invocations of autoreconf.
> > 
> > Proposed patch below.
> <sarcasm>
> Interesting, when I proposed something similar several years ago, when
> autoreconf was new, it had been rigorously rejected.
> </sarcasm>

I'm sorry.  I don't think I would have vetoed it, but then again, there
probably was a good reason for the veto back then?

> IMO, this patch/feature only would justify an autoconf-2.60 release!

Hey, I'm all for a new release.  I have a couple more things that would
be nice to have; mostly bug reports of the last few months that have not
been addressed yet.


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