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Re: Automake extension mechanism?

From: David Ventimiglia
Subject: Re: Automake extension mechanism?
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:59:02 -0700

Hi Peter,

I suspected that it could or must be done by way of and
additional m4 macros. That's not a problem at all.  I was just wondering if
there was anything "native" to Automake for this.  In any case, this should
work just fine.  Thanks!


On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:10 PM, Peter Johansson <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 22/08/14 10:55, David Ventimiglia wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does Automake provide any kind of extension mechanism so that one can
>> produce, and possibly share, useful Makefile fragments?
>>  Hi David,
> What I've chosen to do is to write autoconf macros that generate these
> Automake fragments, so all I need to do as user is to call the macro in '
>' and include the fragment file in my ''. The real
> benefit of that is when the macro has been modified and aclocal will take
> care of updating the macro in each project and the automake fragments are
> re-generated. An example of this idea you can see in macro YAT_SVN_REVISION
> found here
> Cheers,
> Peter

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