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Re: aclocal -I

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: aclocal -I
Date: 01 Jul 2001 18:01:59 -0600

>>>>> "Bob" == Bob Proulx <address@hidden> writes:

Bob> Therefore shouldn't I run the following sequence to bootstrap the
Bob> project from nothing?  This order comes from page 70 of the goat book
Bob> which I know describes an older version of the programs.

Bob>   aclocal -I config \
Bob>   && autoheader \
Bob>   && automake --add-missing --copy --include-deps \
Bob>   && autoconf

This is the right sequence.  You can use `autoreconf' to automate
this.  Or you can follow the other recommendations for bootstrapping
that are in the goat book.

Bob> Which would mean that adding this ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS to
Bob> is too late to be used for the first running of aclocal.

Yes, you're right.

Bob> And as long as we are on the subject of placing options into the
Bob> files, would the following be the proper way to move those options
Bob> into the

Bob>   AUTOMAKE_OPTIONS = add-missing copy include-deps

At least for add-missing and copy, I think it is best that these not
be in  The "right" settings for this could change from
developer to developer.


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