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Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 14:39:29 -0400
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: libgetopt++ and setup and libstdc++
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On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 06:09:22PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>
>>On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 04:38:48AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>>
>>>As usual, nothing is fixed in stone, and if this is a significant issue,
>>>it can be revisited.
>>
>>I have to agree with Earnie here.  AFAIK, every other toolchain on
>>sources.redhat.com stores the autogenerated files in CVS.
>
>Mebbe so.  But it's not unusual for projects to require folks who want 
>to get the source from CVS to have/use the autotools to bootstrap.  I 
>mean, getting the "latest source from CVS" is really developerish sort 
>of thing to do...

It is more usual for projects to store the configure scripts, however.
It is also more usual not to change the convention once it has been set.

cgf

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