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Re: VPATH elimination by configure

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: VPATH elimination by configure
Date: 17 Jan 2001 13:53:28 -0700

>>>>> "Akim" == Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:

Akim> It seems to me that Autoconf's job is not to remove unportable
Akim> code written by the user, so it seems wrong to have it remove
Akim> VPATH definitions from Makefiles.  Historically I'm sure it was
Akim> useful, in a previous century, in a previous millennium.

It is still useful because automake unconditionally puts VPATH into  How else will we get the definition into Makefile?


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