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Re: [libvirt] where is autogen.sh on libvirt?

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 10:02:22AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 04:05:12AM -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 02:47:06PM +0900, Atsushi SAKAI wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I am looking thorough the package on ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/
> > > but cannot find autogen.sh files on 0.4.3 and snapshot package.
> > > Is there any reason?
> > > Of course cvs package have autogen.sh.
> > 
> >   Basically autogen.sh is used to bootstrap the configuration and
> > building process, it has more dependancies than the resulting configure
> > script. For that reason people which are not the developpers but 
> > rather users of the software simply run ./configure which itself is
> > part of the releases.
> We should still include autogen.sh in the tar.gz, because people might
> be wanting to do patches against the tar.gz whcih involve the configure.ac
> or Makefile.am scripts.

  Okay, I added autogen.sh to EXTRA_DIST, that should do it,
still it may be more useful to understand why configure doesn't work on MinGW
out of the box (or rather tarball).


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