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Re: [bug-gnulib] FYI: adding AC_LIBSOURCES/AC_LIBOBJ in coreutils .m4 fi

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] FYI: adding AC_LIBSOURCES/AC_LIBOBJ in coreutils .m4 files
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 18:58:43 +0100

Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> wrote:

>>>> "Jim" == Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:
>  Jim> Imagine a case like findutils where there are two pairs of
>  Jim> directories, gnulib/m4 and gnulib/lib for gnulib sources,
>  Jim> as well as m4/ and lib/ for package-specific sources.
>  Jim> What happens when someone wants to add a package-specific
>  Jim> m4/*.m4 file that uses e.g., AC_REPLACE_FUNCS or AC_LIBOBJ?
> In which Makefile would such setup use @address@hidden

Well, in findutils, it's used only in lib/gnulib/Makefile.am,
but lib/Makefile.am uses @FINDLIBOBJS@, supported by a few custom
autoconf macros defined in m4/findlib.m4.

Developers shouldn't have to jump through such hoops.

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