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Re: Replacing aclocal.m4

Am Montag, den 06.08.2007, 12:17 +0100 schrieb David Given:

> I needed to change Makefile.am to tell it to install the binary in the right
> place. When rebuilding, autotools whinged about aclocal.m4 being too old and
> that I should regenerate it, which I did. Now the (compressed) patch file is
> 80+kB, only slightly smaller than the source code itself, and is almost
> entirely comprised of the new aclocal.m4.

If you really just need to fix a simple installation location, consider
changing Makefile.in instead of Makefile.am. So you can avoid re-running
all autotools and the diff would be minimal.

Regards, Daniel

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