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Re: The sense of automake (Was: Processed: better make that 1.7.8... :-()

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 11:27:54AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:

> I would love to do so but it happened to me that the files I created seem
> to depend from automake.  I do not call any automake script - just
> the usual
>        configure; make; make install
> but I had to add a build-dependency from automake according to #171869.

At a guess from a brief glance at the package you need to ensure that
the timestamps on the files generated by automake are later than those
on the modified input files after unpacking the diff.  If they aren't
then the Makefile notices this and goes off invoking automake to update

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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