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Re: Question about common_files

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: Question about common_files
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 17:29:43 -0500
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On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 09:15:58PM +0000, Lars Hecking wrote:
>  Question: how does automake know that [install-sh etc.] are in the parent 
> directory?
>  Does it always check the parent directory for such files?

It searches the AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR directories.

For standalone distributions of the subpackage to be buildable,
you have to defeat this behaviour (or rather, you had to do so
the last time I tried it), by:

for the gory details.


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