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Re: auxdir and multiple configure.ac's

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: auxdir and multiple configure.ac's
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 20:23:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hello Simon, Bruno,

* Simon Josefsson wrote on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:44:08PM CEST:
> Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:
> > gnulib-tool searches for all gnulib directories only when no --m4-base
> > option was specified.
> That is what caused this problem -- what do you think about making
> gnulib-tool avoid automatically adding gnulib directories under any
> directory with a configure.ac?
> Perhaps it can be combined with gnulib-tool recognizing
> AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS and invoking gnulib-tool from these sub-directories.
> But maybe it is too fragile?

Both of these ideas sound fragile to me; at the very least, there should
be a command line option enabling or disabling recursive treatment.


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