Re: Autoconf 2.50
On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 11:43:30AM -0400, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> You'll not notice the problem until there is more than one person
> using the CVS repository.
> What happens is that two people start using different versions of,
> say, autoconf. Each version will generate a correct, but slightly
> different, configure script for the same configure.in file.
> Person A commits. Person B's next update tries to patch the configure
> script, resulting in an unholy mess.
> Been there, suffered through that.
> Bottom line: CVS is for human-generated files ONLY.
Interesting, i'll tell Autoconf and Automake developers they are wrong
and should better not include those generated files in their CVS trees.