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Re: Where is configure?

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-01-07 21:56:42 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> No, the tarball should always include 'configure', because our dist.sh
> script runs ./autogen.sh. People building the tarball do *not* need
> python, autoconf, autoheader, or bison the way developers do, because
> we've already done the work for them by running autogen.sh.

Oops, sorry.

> I don't know what's wrong with his tarball... perhaps he's using a SunOS
> tar program (rather than GNU tar) that truncated the tarball when
> unpacking?

That's probably it. The Sun supplied tar is massively stupid...

I'll just go back to what I was doing and try not to open my mouth again
today... ;~(


John Peacock
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