Patching configure - Or Not
n.oxyde at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 05:25:44 PST 2008
Le 8 févr. 08 à 12:13, Anders F Björklund a écrit :
> Michael Franz wrote:
>> I need to change the way configure works for a port. Is it better
>> to patch configure or change the underlying files and regenerate
>> configure? In this case I have a change to acinclude.m4. To get
>> everything updated I need to run aclocal, automake and autoconf.
>> Since I cannot figure out how to get aclocal, automake and
>> autoconf to run in the pre-configure step I have to patch
>> configure. Is this a good idea?
> If you want to patch something simple, then the quick-and-dirty
> approach is to patch *both*.
> This makes it easy to use, but also easier to separate when sending
> the patch upstream...
The real quick-and-dirty method is to use reinplace :p
Anthony Ramine, the "Ports tree cleaning Maestro".
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