[Dwarf-Discuss] some remarks about the building system

Vincent Torri vincent.torri at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 21:12:56 PST 2015


Hello

On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 10:58 PM, Michael Eager <eager at eagercon.com> wrote:
> 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?

http://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/master/tree/

(and its sub-directories)

>
>> 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.

i don't think so. One example : autoconf...

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=autoconf.git;a=tree

Vincent Torri


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