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Re: target_DEPENDANCIES not included in dist tarball

From: Mike Mattie
Subject: Re: target_DEPENDANCIES not included in dist tarball
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 10:26:41 -0800

On 12/8/05, Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> * Mike Mattie wrote on Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 01:02:47AM CET:
> >
> > if the automake variable _DEPENDANCIES is provided to indicate files
> > the target is dependant upon why are they not included in the
> > distributed files list ?
> Because the dependencies may be created files?  Often they are binary
> (like libraries, or object files), and thus it would be useless to
> distribute them.
> What type of files do you need in there and distributed as well?
> Just put them in EXTRA_DIST as well (you can use a `make' variable to
> prevent having to list them twice).
> > if there is no rationale I will file it as a bug
> I don't this this is a bug.
I understand now, the generated files bit is what I was missing. My
apologies if that
was in the docs.

> Cheers,
> Ralf

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