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Bug#214499: libdebian-installer: No rule to make target 'configure'

Gaudenz Steinlin <gaudenz@soziologie.ch> writes:

> retitle 214499 Document build from cvs
> severity 214499 wishlist
> Thanks
> Matt Kraai wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 09:19:13PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> >
> >>The subject error appears when building.
> > You can work around it by running
> >  autoreconf --install
> As discussed on IRC yesterday, this is not a workaround but the way it
> is supposed to work. Autogenerated files should not be added to
> cvs. But there should be some documentation about this in
> CVS. Bastian, can you add a small INSTALL file.

I'm working on creating all those autogenerated files in my global

The docs could say: run "make autoreconf" once in the toplevel after
you checked out debian-installer if that part of my makefile is then
added to cvs.


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