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Re: [Groff] autoconf and autoreconf

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] autoconf and autoreconf
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2013 01:10:57 +0200 (CEST)

>> Please don't change this friendly current situation.
>> It is really a terrible thing that many projects do no longer / not
>> ship a self-contained repository, but one that requires an immense
>> amount of utilities just to create a runnable configure script.
> configure would *always* be shipped within released source tarballs;
> however, it is a *generated* file, and does *not* belong in a CVS
> repository, IMO.

Correct.  Please have in mind that the CVS is *not* intended to be
user friendly, but to be friendly to the developer.  The less
generated files are present, the easier it is to maintain.


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