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Re: Prefix for file in source directory used in ./configure?

From: Jason Sewall
Subject: Re: Prefix for file in source directory used in ./configure?
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2010 15:21:25 +0000 (UTC)
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Russ Allbery writes:
> Jason Sewall writes:
> > I have a script in the same directory as my that tries to
> > clean what commit in my VC we're building.
> > Obviously, that './' in there doesn't work if I try to configure outside
> > my source directory. What variable do I need add as prefix to that path
> > to let builds outside the source tree find that script?
> If that reference is in a or something similar, you want
> either $(abs_top_srcdir) or $(top_srcdir).  I tend to use the abs_*
> versions as a matter of course since they avoid weird issues.

I've actually got an AH_TEMPLATE, etc associated with that definition above; I'd
like to have the version end up in config.h.  What is the equivalent of
$(abs_top_srcdir) in


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