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Re: BUILT_SOURCES called on `make dist` even if the built sources should
Re: BUILT_SOURCES called on `make dist` even if the built sources should not be included in the dist
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:50:48 +0200
On 9/18/19 3:22 PM, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Sep 2019, Jerry Lundström wrote:
>> With v1.16 this step is executed during `make dist` and using
>> `EXTRA_DIST` for that whole directory would also mean that _the built
>> library_ would be included in the dist.
> `EXTRA_DIST` only goes so far. In my own project I use `dist-hook` to
> bundle up foreign subdirectories which I am too lazy to fully describe
> or which are too fluid to bake into Makefile.am. For example:
I don't really have a problem with the distribution created, the issue
is why `BUILT_SOURCES` are called on `make dist`.
That could have been solved with the same `dist-hook` you use, and no
change to the existing logic would have been needed.