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Re: svn copy conflicts with autotools ?

From: Eric PAIRE <eric.paire_at_st.com>
Date: 2004-12-02 11:01:14 CET

Bob Proulx wrote:

>Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>>Add a run-this-on-checkout script and proper rules to the makefiles to run
>>the autotools sequence if the autotools files are not yet available.
>Shouldn't 'autoreconf' be the right answer to regenerate all of the
>autotools files after a clean checkout? Isn't that the tool designed
>to do the right thing to bootstrap the project?
You're absolutely right, 'autoreconf' does the job. But IMHO, I think that
autotools should not generate anything in the source directory. Keep only a
generic configure in the source that will generate in a object directory all
the autotools files would be more appropriate, and there will be a clean
separation between generated and source files (and avoid any source tree

But I can live with this solution provided that I known all the files
generated by the autotools in each directory to put the coirrect subversion
'ignore' property.

Received on Thu Dec 2 18:34:06 2004

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