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Re: Error because README is missing

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Error because README is missing
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 09:28:17 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

* Paul Smith wrote on Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 08:25:56PM CET:
> %% Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:
>   ad> Finally, note that you are allowed to ask config.status to perform
>   ad> substitutions on files it doesn't know[1].  In your case, I'm unsure
>   ad> binding the instantiation to configure instead of make is right.
> Doh!
> I thought this would be the perfect answer but I completely forgot: the
> whole point behind is that you _DON'T HAVE A MAKE PROGRAM_!
> This shell script lets you build the GNU make distribution on a system
> with no native make installed.
> So, I can't put the rules to build the file in the Makefile,
> since when you need there will not be any make to run the
> Makefile.
> I suppose I could tell those folks to run the config.status step by
> hand, but I'd really like to get this built through the configure
> script.  Ideas?

dnl ...
./config.status --file foo

What am I missing?


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