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Re: Trunk: Build error on FreeBSD

From: Wolfgang Jenkner
Subject: Re: Trunk: Build error on FreeBSD
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 13:17:01 +0200
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On Sat, Sep 22 2012, Paul Eggert wrote:

> Andreas was fairly cryptic, but what I *think* he was saying
> was the Makefile should use $(srcdir)/configure, not ./configure,
> since ./configure does not exist when we're doing an out-of-tree build.
> If I understood him correctly, there should be no need to touch
> $(srcdir)/configure.  If I'm wrong I hope somebody corrects me.

Well, I have to touch configure, though I haven't investigated why.  The
idea is that config.status being a prerequisite of Makefile, the latter
will be rebuilt if config.status is outdated with respect to configure.


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