[sane-devel] autoconf and configure
littlesincanada at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Aug 30 08:16:59 BST 2019
I'm almost at the stage where I need to start updating the file
structure of xsane to bring it up-to-date with modern practice.
What is the thinking about the configure script itself?
Many tar packages that I have seen use autotools to generate configure,
but a pre-prepared configure script is included also.
Is it the intention that autoconf is really only intended for use by the
maintainer and source builders will use the provided configure script?
I notice that sane-backends has a configure script checked into the repo.
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