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Re: autoconf does not process

From: Ajeet
Subject: Re: autoconf does not process
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 23:03:06 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

What you say does make sense. Thats why I feel that the autoconf tools
should be doing this substitution. Anyway, there could be a need to
include version numbers etc. in the README file. The acmkdir script also
creates a file. 

On Sat, 30 May 2009 00:41:43 -0500, Peter O'Gorman wrote:
> Ajeet wrote:
> > Yes I did. It worked after I actually ran configure and make. Is this
> > expected? I was assuming that the README file would be filled in the
> > autoconf stage. Its weird that it needs the README file to run automake
> > though. 
> Why do you need to make substitutions in the README file? Usually this
> file is read before the user ever runs ./configure, and contains package
> specific information.
> Peter
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