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Re: My project can't use `silent-rules'

From: Peter O'Gorman
Subject: Re: My project can't use `silent-rules'
Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 17:40:28 -0500
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Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

> It does not make sense to manually edit each time a new
> package needs to be produced.
> Is there a way that some of my own script code can be executed prior to
> AC_INIT and a way to pass this information in a shell variable to
> AC_INIT?  If so, then I can move ahead, but otherwise I am forced to
> ignore these major updates to Automake.
> Please advise.

Hi Bob,
You can use m4_easycmd to run your scripts at autoconf time. E.g. (from
autoconf itself):
AC_INIT([GNU Autoconf],
        m4_esyscmd([build-aux/git-version-gen .tarball-version]),

Peter O'Gorman

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