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Re: Best practice sharing autotest macros

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Best practice sharing autotest macros
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013 10:02:02 -0700
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On 11/28/2013 08:32 PM, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've got a few autotest macros that are used across various projects,
> and I'm looking for advice regardard the best practice in how to
> share these between the projects.  Currently I just cut and paste 
> our autotest macros to the project's
> For autoconf macros, common macros are used by storing them in a common
> /path and with ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS = -I/path in the top-level,
> and aclocal automagically finds the macro definition.
> I have considered a shared /path and passing -I/path to autom4te,
> which requires an explicit  m4_include([foo.m4])  to bring in the
> definition, because autom4te doesn't appear to do the same automagic
> macro finding that aclocal does.

Sounds reasonable to me.

> Do people have any advice, better suggestions, etc?

Sorry, none from me - but do feel free to post what works for you, so we
have it in the archives.

> Also, is this list a good place to discuss adding more autotest AT_
> macros to autotest?


Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
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