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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.


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