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Re: Removal of INCLUDES in favour of AM_CPPFLAGS

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: Removal of INCLUDES in favour of AM_CPPFLAGS
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:50:53 +0100

On 02/01/2013 09:47 PM, Thien-Thi Nguyen wrote:
> () Stefano Lattarini <address@hidden>
> () Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:59:58 +0100
>    A first step would certainly be making it a separate project on
>    Savannah, rather than just a glorified branch in the Automake Git
>    repository (plus a dedicated mailing list).  Anyone has experience
>    or suggestions on how to better proceed in this direction?
> No no, that will only let things drift apart more quickly.  While
> everything is still in one head (yours), it should be in one repo, IMHO.

> Perhaps you should post a "help wanted" notice, select a worthy hacker
> for Automake (presuming you want to focus on Automake-NG) from the
> throng of candidates (one hopes), and then, after a suitable ramp-up
> period, let the new maintainer decide the fate of the code.
This is something to consider in the longish term; however, I first need
to sort the loose ends in Automake myself (that might require few months,
but there's no reason to hurry), to leave the codebase and the list of
planned change in a cleaner state.  That shouldn't be a problem.  Then we
can re-consider the question with more calm and detachment.


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