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Re: Removal of libtool1.4

On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:02:26AM -0600, Warren Turkal wrote:
> Henning Makholm wrote:
> > Except if one follows the advice from autotools-dev of not to keep
> > aclocal.m4 under version control but regenerate it each time one does
> > a fresh checkout. I think it is good advice.
> If you get a make disted tarball, you can expect to not need to regenerate
> autotools stuff. If you get it from CVS or some development source, you can
> expect to have to generate the autotools stuff. While it is recommended
> that they are not kept under version control, it is also recommended that
> they are shipped with distributions of the software.

And what if you run "apt-get source package" and the Debian source
patch modifies both configure and configure.in.  Should we expect to
regenerate the autotools stuff?  I would argue that the answer is
"no"; that it should be logically equivalent to getting a "make
disted" tarball.

						- Ted

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