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Re: [RFC] Hits/directions to using autoconf and friends in Debian

On Sat, Oct 13, 2001 at 11:24:37AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > > Packages that do autotools-dev-related work in autogen.sh
> > > only need not such a build-dependency (but please document the packages
> > > autogen.sh needs in comments at the top of that file!).
> > 
> > This isnt explained very well IMO.  What is autogen.sh?  It is vaguely
> > explained at the end of your text, though I'm still not sure I get how its
> > supposed to work.
> I'll clarify a bit more. But it's a simple shell script that calls every
> autotool/whatever program in the proper order. Just that.

Is there a reason not to use autoreconf?


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