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Re: best aclocal include practice wanted

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: best aclocal include practice wanted
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 22:52:04 +0100
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Thomas Porschberg <address@hidden> writes:

> what is the recommended way to include project-written m4 macros ?

Many projects use a directory named m4, but there is no common convention.

> I include the macros in <project-root>/config/m4
> and call in "aclocal -I config/m4"
> The config directory itself is configured in
> with AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR(config).

This macro is unrelated to the placement of the input files for aclocal.

> Is there something wrong with this approach ?


> What could be done better ?
> How should autoreconf find the m4-macros in such a case ?

Add this line to the toplevel

ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS = -I config/m4


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