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Re: autoconf/autoheader required in some cases



  In message <Pine.NEB.4.02.9808260807170.24815-100000@duhnet.net>you write:
  > If, say, you don't use the `touch' script, and you don't have autoconf or
  > autoheader installed at all, the Makefiles will attempt to run autoconf and
  > autoheader anyway.
  > 
  > I've seen a plethora of GNU pkgs that have _checked_for_ the presence of
  > autoconf and autoheader before using them.  Wouldn't it be possible, and
  > maybe even trivial, to add such checks to egcs's configure.in scripts?
Actually I think it would be better to use the "maintainer mode" of
autoconf/autoheader to control the dependencies generated in the
Makefiles.  Feel free to submit changes to do this.

jeff


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