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Re: reporting full subdir path for subconfigure

From: Ralf Corsepius
Subject: Re: reporting full subdir path for subconfigure
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 16:44:44 +0200

On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 11:20 -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
> address@hidden (Karl Berry) writes:
> >     AC_MSG_NOTICE([configuring in $ac_dir ($srcdir/$ac_dir)])
> >
> > Would that be considered harmful by anyone?
> Hmm, it might make the lines rather long, but on the other hand
> verbosity is not always bad.
> What does the output look like now when configuring TeX Live?
> What would it look like after this change?
> Would it be better to simply have this?
>     AC_MSG_NOTICE([configuring in $srcdir/$ac_dir])

With your proposal, the "notice" changes it's meaning from "subdir
inside of builddir" to "subdir of srcdir".

IMO, this is bogus, because you actually are running
"$srcdir/$ac_dir/configure" to configure "$ac_dir"


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