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27 Aug 2001 22:31:10 -0600
>>>>> "Guido" == Guido Draheim <address@hidden> writes:
Guido> accept colon settings of subarea-specific options. enables a
Guido> scheme for modified and extended automake
Guido> (alpha-)functionality to receive options that does not baffle
Guido> released automake versions.
I don't understand this. Options generally change the semantics of
something. So having a way to make it so that an option isn't
recognized doesn't seem useful -- if you use the wrong automake you'll
end up with the wrong semantics for your Makefile.
Guido> COPYING:COPYING.BSD and alpha-functionality accepting
Guido> license files for automatic common_dist when *this* file
Guido> with its alternative name is found. Guido>
Why not just use EXTRA_DIST?