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Re: top-level Makefile required?

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: top-level Makefile required?
Date: 03 Aug 2002 09:58:19 +1000

On Sat, 2002-08-03 at 09:55, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Is it a bug or a feature that when using automake+autoconf there Must be a
> top-level Makefile?
> I tried to write a test case for automake (debugging the AM_CONDITIONAL
> slowdown problem I'm seeing) and I wrote a top-level that only
> specified the following outputs:
>  AC_CONFIG_FILE(a/Makefile)
>  AC_CONFIG_FILE(b/Makefile)
> and when I ran automake on this I never got either of those's
> generated.
> What gives?

Feature I guess :}. It doesn't make a lot of sense to have a
non-existence top level Makefile, as you'd never recurse down the tree


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