[Gc] About "Disclaim" patch for BDWGC

Petter Urkedal urkedal at nbi.dk
Thu Aug 11 00:06:09 PDT 2011

On 2011-08-09, Petter Urkedal wrote:
> 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.)

Correction:  You need to pass --enable-maintainer-mode to configure to
enable the rules which updates the makefiles.

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