[Dwarf-Discuss] some remarks about the building system

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Mon Nov 16 13:58:44 PST 2015


On 11/16/2015 11:21 AM, Vincent Torri wrote:
> Hello
>
> the configure.in files used in dwarf source code is deprecated, in
> favor of configure.ac. And even will not be supported anymore.

What source code are you referring to?

> So, i would suggest that you rename all the configure.in files to configure.ac
>
> Also, why keeping the  configure files in the git repository ? It
> useless as it is generated by configure.in/ac

It is long-standing practice to include generated files (such as configure)
in source code distributions.  All of the GNU packages follow this practice.

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