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Re: config.in

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: config.in
Date: 26 Apr 2002 16:05:43 +0200
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Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> |>     I have now replaced the dependency on configure.in by a variable, which
> |>     can be set to FRC or configure.in to force running autoconf and
> |>     autoheader.
> |> 
> |> That is a good solution.  You can make your .bashrc set the variable,
> |> so that configure and config.in will always be updated for you.
> This won't work, because make does not override makefile variable from the
> environment by default.  What people can do, however, is to run `make
> MAINT=configure.in' when they modify configure.in to get things rebuilt.

I'll repeat my proposal that you write a brief INTRO_CVS file explaining
the various things that you can / must do to build from CVS.


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