Re[2]: [Gc]: libatomic_ops: time to alpha release?

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Thu Oct 15 11:49:21 PDT 2009

Petter Urkedal <urkedal at> wrote:
> On 2009-10-15, Petter Urkedal wrote:
> > > It sounds like I misunderstood something here.  These files are used only by autoconf to generate configure?  They are not needed by libtool itself in order to drive the compilation?  If so, I agree that it seems better not to check them in, though I think we do need the empty directory in the repository and the tar-ball?  Otherwise the reconfiguration process seemed to fail.
> I forgot to comment on the directory.  Yes, it seems it needs to be
> present.  I can remember if CVS supports checking in empty directories,
> but it might be nice in my opinion to move "acinclude.m4" to
> "m4/gc_set_version.m4" just to tidy the toplevel directory.  Otherwise,
> one can create an dummy entry like ".dir".

Ok. Finally, what should I do in details?


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