Am 17.03.2011 08:51, schrieb Sean Finney: > >>> So Makefile rules can then re-run auto* tools at build time and you >>> lost the benefit you want to have. >> >> Makefile rules should not rerun auto* stuff at build time. > > they will if AM_MAINTAINER_MODE is being used, in some cases. It's really the other way around. By default automake generates rules which will regenerate the build system if affected files are changed. AM_MAINTAINER_MODE (which is optional and not used by most packages) allows to explicitl disable this dependency checking via AM_MAINTAINER_MODE(disable) or as configure switch --disable-maintainer-mode. -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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