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

Carl Fürstenberg azatoth at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 17:05:44 UTC 2007

On 7/23/07, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e at gmx.net> wrote:
> 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.

I didn't manage to use that, as it firstmost required a aclocal.m4,
and second that the clean broke.


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