[Build-common-hackers] Bug#434390: Bug#434390: cdbs: class for generating buildfiles from clean autotool-files

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Jul 23 16:45:31 UTC 2007

Am Montag, 23. Juli 2007 18:05 schrieb Carl Fürstenberg:
> There are also situations where you have to change the build system,
> (unless there are a rule somewhere that you MUST use the shipped build
> system). For example I had a package containing a makefile.in, and I
> really didn't know how to update that file correctly, so I changed to
> Makefile.am, but then the dpatch-file went 700k. So to accommodate the
> rules, I removed all generated files from the source package, and
> added a patch for the changes and let the given script handle the
> building.

Then autotools-files.mk is for you.

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