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Re: AM_SUBST_IGNORE = AC_SUBST without Makefile variable definition

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: AM_SUBST_IGNORE = AC_SUBST without Makefile variable definition
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 13:48:27 +0100
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Hi Stepan,

* Stepan Kasal wrote on Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 11:41:34AM CET:
> > On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 09:45:47AM +0200, Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:
> > > [...] What I want is just a way to say "dear Automake,
> > > please ignore this substitution when generating Makefile.ins";
> > > i.e., I really want to talk to Automake,

> I don't think the AM_SUBST_IGNORE patch should be committed now.
> Ralf and I have come to a possible solution of the " bloat":
> If that is implemented, then the size of's will be no longer
> affected by the number of AC_SUBSTed variables, so the need for the
> feature won't be so strong.

I believe AM_SUBST_IGNORE would still be useful.  Not all setups will
allow or want to choose the other solution, or benefit most from it.

> Moreover, the implementation of the proposal quoted above would
> force a significant change to the AM_SUBST_IGNORE implementation.

Now I can't follow.  Can you explain?  Do you have an implementation of
the "other solution" that will interfere with AM_SUBST_IGNORE?  Then
please show it, so we don't have to rely on speculation here.


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