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Re: build modifies config.guess and config.sub

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: build modifies config.guess and config.sub
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:54:36 +0300

> Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:48:50 -0400
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
> On 7/30/21 02:03, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >>
> >> Couldn't we just not check in those two files?
> > How will then cloning the repository produce them in the working tree?
> > Our build process doesn't generate them, and people do use older
> > versions of Autoconf (I do).
> >
> We could copy them in during the build.

Sorry, I don't understand what that means in practice.  Please

> Alternatively, we could check in the latest versions; older versions
> of autoconf won't overwrite them.

Don't they come from some external Git repository?  If so, checking in
changed versions is asking for trouble.

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