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Re: [Libvir] moving "aux" files into a subdir



On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 09:16:22AM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Jim Meyering <jim meyering net> wrote:
> 
> > I noticed that gnulib-tool had deposited a file named
> > link-warning.h into the top-level directory.
> > How odd, I thought.  This doesn't affect other projects
> > because most of them define what autoconf calls the "AUX" directory,
> > with a line like this in configure.in or configure.ac:
> >
> > AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR(build-aux)
> >
> > If you don't define that, it defaults to the top level directory,
> > and that's where files pulled in by gettextize like these are deposited:
> >
> >   config.guess
> >   compile
> >   libtool
> >   ltconfig
> >   ltmain.sh
> >   config.sub
> >   config.rpath
> >   mkinstalldirs
> >
> > Rather than committing link-warning.h in the top-level, I propose to add
> > the above AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR line.  That change should be transparent
> > to all the other tools, and would let me commit link-warning.h in the
> > build-aux subdir, instead of in the top-level dir.
> >
> > Any objection?
> 
> I did this as part of the gnulib patch.

It looks good - I've always been annoyed by the junk libtoolize splatters
all over the place !

Dan.
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