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Re: Add missing bootstrap file

From: Gaetan Nadon
Subject: Re: Add missing bootstrap file
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 10:30:43 -0500

On Sat, 2009-11-14 at 09:35 -0500, Peter Johansson wrote:

> Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> >
> > If you want to modify files in automake, then you are doing development,
> > rather than just installing the software. Given that automake requires
> > itself, there may be special things to do. In any case, nothing should
> > be added to the tarball that isn't required for installation.
> >
> >   
>  From where did you get that rule? It doesn't go very well with the fact 
> that automake by default adds, and other .m4 
> files to the tarball. Those files will never be useful for a pure 
> ./configure; make; make install, but as soon as you wanna fix a bug or 
> just modify the package you'll be happy those files are around.

I messed up my point, sorry. Based on my experience, there is nothing
missing, but I cannot prove it. 

> Peter

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