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Re: should an empty "pkgdata_DATA" cause creation of $(pkgdatadir) by "m

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: should an empty "pkgdata_DATA" cause creation of $(pkgdatadir) by "make install"?
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 23:14:29 +0100
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Hi Stefano,

> We finally decided that the older behaviour was a bug.  We've thus fixed it
> (in the automake maint branch, fix to appear in automake 1.11.4),

Cool! Many thanks for your considerations and perseverance.

> and I now propose the attached patch against gnulib-tool.  OK to push?

> +    # Automake versions < 1.11.3 create an empty pkgdatadir at

s/1.11.3/1.11.4/ (twice)

> +    # See automake bugs #10997 and #11030.

Please provide complete URLs for these bug reports. It is not trivial to
look them up. At least I cannot find them in the bug tracker on Savannah [1].
It apparently requires insider knowledge to know where to find them.

Otherwise OK to apply. Thanks!


[1] http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=automake

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