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Re: Build failure when autotools are installed (Was: Bug#362584: ITP: xindy -- a flexible indexing system)



This one time, at band camp, Frank Küster said:
> Joerg Sommer <joerg@alea.gnuu.de> wrote:
> 
> >> I wanted to try out myself whether there are any issues, but it fails
> >> to build with 
> >
> > Can you send me the whole build log? Do you have automake or autoconf
> > installed? I've noticed that the build process fails if they are,
> > because the configure files get recreated and overwrite my changes. 
> 
> That sounds like a problem with timestamps.  
> 
> I'm not a autotools wizard, but maybe someone on the list can help.  

AM_MAINTAINER_MODE is your friend.  If you need a cut-n-pasteable
example, I think the one in clamav should be easily reusable.
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