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Re: [Automake-NG] Removal of INCLUDES in favour of AM_CPPFLAGS

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: [Automake-NG] Removal of INCLUDES in favour of AM_CPPFLAGS
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:44:14 +0100

On 02/01/2013 08:27 PM, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Feb 2013, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> [SNIP]
>> Which makes me think that forcing users to bootstrap the project from a
>> Git branch hidden in Automake's repository in order to use it might be
>> hampering their willingness to give it a try.  It's probably time to
>> separate for good Automake-NG from mainline Automake, and to issue some
>> early alpha releases.  Not sure when I'll have time to do this properly
>> though ...
> Git surely makes it easy to promote a branch to a new top-level repository.
> Having it available by default in a repository would be easier to grasp
> for git-challenged people like me.
Other people have spoken against the need of such a split though.  However ...

> Alpha/beta release packages would help quite a lot.
... everyone has spoken in favor of this, so this is where we should head
eventually (not very fast, because the loose ends and pending changes in
Automake should be dealt with first, and doing that properly might easily
require few months).


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