autotools package in svn
stefan at openmoko.org
Sun Aug 17 22:29:59 CEST 2008
On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 13:02, Brad Pitcher wrote:
> This might be a silly question, so sorry about that. I was just working
> on a program which is managed with autotools and I was wondering, is it
> appropriate to include all the files that get generated (configure,
> makefile, etc.) into svn? Or, is it better practice to only include the
> file necessary to generate the others?
Only include the files that are needed to generate the others. Normally that
should be autogen.sh, configure.ac and a Makefile.am in every subdir.
The generated files may be not suited for the person who checks out your code to
work on. Missing libraries, other architecture, etc.
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