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Re: Future plans for Autotools

From: Kip Warner
Subject: Re: Future plans for Autotools
Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 17:30:43 -0700
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On Sun, 2021-05-02 at 17:49 +0000, FOURNIER Yvan wrote:
> - When using Gettext, "make update-po" modifies code in the source
> tree based on a command in the build tree. When using separate source
> and build trees, this is somewhat surprising, so having an equivalent
> command (not based on the generated Makefiles) for the source tree
> would be more consistent as regards source/build separation.

Yes, I agree this is a weird one for the reason stated. 

On a related note, and correct me if I'm wrong, but automake doesn't
automatically generate that target. You still have to implement it

Kip Warner -- Senior Software Engineer
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