[Dwarf-Discuss] some remarks about the building system

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


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?


(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...


Vincent Torri

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