Re[4]: [Gc]: libatomic_ops: time to alpha release?

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Thu Oct 15 12:51:58 PDT 2009


Petter Urkedal <urkedal at> wrote:
> On 2009-10-15, Ivan Maidanski wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 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?
> Just move the file in the repo, or in practice recommit since its CVS.
> That's it, since aclocal already gets the "-I m4" argument.

Did this way (and regenerated). The last line of autoreconf printing:
libtoolize: You should add the contents of `m4/lt~obsolete.m4' to `aclocal.m4'.

The rest seems to work ok.

PS. What's about (it seems there are problems in the scripts for OpenBSD and Solaris/shared)?


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