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Re: warnings

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: warnings
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 12:33:33 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 09:50:47PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
>> What is exactly the problem?  
> Using automake without is non-standard and not provided for  
> within automake.  The only thing we use automake for is to copy  
> config.{guess,sub} to the root of the root of the source.
> Also, building as one large monolithic Makefile with includes built via  
> scripts is probably not optimal from a comprehension point of view.

That's a long-standing problem, with no easy solution.  But as for automake,
I don't think it'd be a bad idea to migrate to  We
already have kludges in (e.g. docs/version.texi generation) which
would completely disappear if this file was automake'd.

Any takers?

Robert Millan

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