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Re: proposal to fork the build-tools projects

From: Bernd Jendrissek
Subject: Re: proposal to fork the build-tools projects
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 13:07:49 +0200

On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 06:50:42PM -0400, Paul D. Smith wrote:
> %% Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:
>   Tom> If you do things right, your Makefiles don't need to contain
>   Tom> specific filenames at all, and you don't need to edit any
>   Tom> Makefiles as you add, delete, or rename files
>   tom> Long-time automake readers already know I'm strongly against this
>   tom> sort of structuring.
> I agree.  Explicit lists of files are the way to go.  Everywhere I've
> seen globbing used it's been much more hassle than it was worth.

That doesn't mean another autoconfiscation (automakefiscation?) tool
wouldn't be useful.  Just like autoscan generates a skeleton,
surely a tool that generates skeleton's would be useful?


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