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Re: Why do I need both AC_INIT and AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE???

From: Dr. David Kirkby
Subject: Re: Why do I need both AC_INIT and AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE???
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 00:02:54 +0100

Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:
> >>> "Bob" == Bob Proulx <address@hidden> writes:
>  Bob> Dr. David Kirkby wrote:
>  >> i.e. starting like this is okay, but there seems duplication of the
>  >> package name, my email address and version number:
>  >>
>  >> AC_PREREQ(2.57)
>  >> AC_INIT(atlc, 4.2.12, address@hidden)
>  >> AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE(atlc, 4.2.12, address@hidden)
>  Bob> That does not match my documentation for those macros.
>  Bob> Do you really need to list your address specially?  If not then things
>  Bob> are much simpler.  Try this instead:
>  Bob> AC_INIT(
>  Bob> AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE(atlc,4.2.12)
> Please no.  As the manual you quote explains, the above syntax is
> being phased out.  Use the following instead.
>  AC_INIT([atlc], [4.2.12], address@hidden)
> --
> Alexandre Duret-Lutz

Thanks that looks reasonable. 


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