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Re: automake/autoconf/libtool -- convince me

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Joey Hess wrote:
> I've seen many statements from people who presumably know the autotools
> cold that what I'm doing is flat out wrong, but they never back them up.
> So if you want to convince me please keep my reasons in mind and back up
> your statements with real explanations. Thanks.

There is nothing wrong in what you're doing, other than it takes a little
more CPU than not rerunning the entire toolchain.

I've found that running the toolchain at cvs-checkout time (I use
cvs-buildpackage), is a good compromise.  But to each, its own.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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