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Re: build modifies config.guess and config.sub

From: Perry E. Metzger
Subject: Re: build modifies config.guess and config.sub
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:11:46 -0400
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On 7/29/21 02:06, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

Howdy, all!

Whenever I do a "git status" after cleaning up after a build, I learn that the 


have been modified. It's easy enough to do a "git restore" on them, but should 
they should actually be checked in? I thought they were supplied by the autotools?
This issue has been discussed earlier 
(https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2021-05/msg00130.html), but 
without conclusion.
There was a conclusion, from my POV:


To make it more clear, this is an Autoconf misfeature, and if someone
wants to report a bug, it should be reported to the Autoconf
developers; we here have nothing we can do about this kind of

Couldn't we just not check in those two files?


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