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[PATCH 1/5] Document AM_MAKEFLAGS workaround to the macro override probl

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: [PATCH 1/5] Document AM_MAKEFLAGS workaround to the macro override problem.
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2009 10:31:57 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-08-09)

* doc/autoconf.texi (Macros and Submakes): Automake makefiles
provide AM_MAKEFLAGS to help with overriding macros in submake
Prompted by bug report from Bruno Haible.
 doc/autoconf.texi |    4 ++++
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/autoconf.texi b/doc/autoconf.texi
index 72ebde0..5a425d7 100644
--- a/doc/autoconf.texi
+++ b/doc/autoconf.texi
@@ -18106,6 +18106,10 @@ Macros and Submakes
 You need to foresee all macros that a user might want to override if
 you do that.
+Makefiles generated by @command{automake} expand @code{$(AM_MAKEFLAGS)}
+on the command line of submakes, which can be used for propagated overrides
+(@pxref{Subdirectories, , Automake, automake, @acronym{GNU} Automake}).
 @node The Make Macro MAKEFLAGS
 @section The Make Macro MAKEFLAGS
 @cindex @code{MAKEFLAGS} and @command{make}

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