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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/n] modernizing configure

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 05:30:23AM -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
> According to Daniel P. Berrange on 1/25/2010 4:15 AM:
> >> So, what is the oldest version of autoconf and automake that libvirt
> >> will insist on supporting?
> > 
> > RHEL5 is the minimum required platform, including full bootstrap from 
> > GIT source. This implies automake-1.9.6-2.1 and autoconf-2.59-12
> Fair enough.  That said, my patch to rename to configure.ac and use the
> more modern AC_CONFIG_HEADERS is still relevant, as both of those were
> supported in autoconf 2.59.  I noticed the patch got attached with binary
> mime type last time; (I'm still fighting with email configuration of the
> machine where I first built the patch), so here it is again in plain text.
> diff --git a/configure.in b/configure.ac

 Sorry for being ignorant but what's the interest of renaming ? what
does that change in practice ?

> similarity index 99%
> rename from configure.in
> rename to configure.ac

> index 8cbbfe5..32f376e 100644
> --- a/configure.in
> +++ b/configure.ac
> @@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ dnl Process this file with autoconf to produce a configure script.
>  AC_INIT([libvirt], [0.7.5])
>  AC_CONFIG_SRCDIR([src/libvirt.c])
>  AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR([build-aux])
> -AM_CONFIG_HEADER([config.h])
> +AC_CONFIG_HEADERS([config.h])
>  dnl Make automake keep quiet about wildcards & other GNUmake-isms
>  AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([-Wno-portability])

 Independantly of renaming, that looks fine to me,


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