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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 20:10:24 +0200
sorry for the delay.
* Sergey Poznyakoff wrote on Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:38:04AM CEST:
> Sometimes it is necessary to always use certain configure
> options during distcheck. For example, in GNU cpio we do
> not build `mt' by default, but we'd like to always build
> it during distcheck, to ensure that nothing went wrong with
> it. That could be achieved if automake used
> AM_DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS variable, along with
Why can't you use DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS for that? After all,
distcheck is more or less a developer target anyway.
> How about the attached patch?
I'm not fully convinced about the need of this yet, but the patch is
lacking a ChangeLog entry, a test, and updates of NEWS and the manual.
(You don't need to do this, but it may take me a bit.)
> --- a/lib/am/distdir.am
> +++ b/lib/am/distdir.am
> @@ -472,7 +472,7 @@ distcheck: dist
> ?GETTEXT? --with-included-gettext \
> ## Additional flags for configure. Keep this last in the configure
> ## invocation so the user can override previous options.
> - $(DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS) \
> + $(AM_DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS) $(DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS) \
> && $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS) \
> && $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS) dvi \
> && $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS) check \
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