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Re: --enable-maintainer-mode for toplevel


On 19 Feb 2003, Alexandre Oliva wrote:

> After being bitten by inappropriate timestamps in the top-level
> configure file one too many times (and not willing to recommend the
> use of gcc's contrib/gcc_update for the src tree), I went ahead and
> disabled the timestamp dependencies of the top-level Makefile.in and
> configure unless --enable-maintainer-mode (borrowed from automake) is
> used.  I'm checking this in mainline.  I considered back-porting this
> to 3.3, but the rule to generate Makefile.in is already disabled by
> default there, and configure is not generated, so we're ok there.

Please update the documentation of --enable-maintainer-mode in
gcc/doc/install.texi to describe what it currently does.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk


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