[Snort-devel] Objections to removing configure/Makefile.ins from HEAD

Andrew R. Baker andrewb at ...835...
Tue Oct 22 19:06:04 EDT 2002


Chris Green wrote:
> Anyone object to removing a lot of the autoconf generated cruft from
> the HEAD of CVS?  This makes one have to run all the aclocal cruft but
> it keeps us from committing the same junk over and over withonly
> minute autogenerated changes that might only serve to cause headaches
> between various versions of autoconf between systems.

As long as we document that to build from CVS one will now need to run:

   aclocal
   autoheader
   automake
   autoconf

before running ./configure, I am all for it.

-A





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