Re[2]: [Gc] About "Disclaim" patch for BDWGC

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Tue Aug 9 14:53:43 PDT 2011

Hi Petter,


Another Q: make distcheck is not working complaining that config.h is not found. Could you advise me what's the problem?


10 08 2011, 01:15 Petter Urkedal <urkedal at>:
> On 2011-08-09, Ivan Maidanski wrote:
> > 1. So, everybody should do "autoreconf -vif" on every checkout (for safety), right? Is there a way to automate it?
> That should only be needed on after cloning a repo.  Automake adds a
> rule to the Makefile to regenerate as needed.  (Also Git does not encode
> time stamps, but resets all changed files after a checkout to the
> current time.  Thus dependency tracking should work as expected.)
> > 2. Is there a command to wipe the files produced by autoreconf? (to get everything like just after repo cloning)
> make maintainer-clean
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