Unified automake init (was Re: xorg-server 1.13.1, - checksum post-mortem)
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Jan 3 19:18:16 PST 2013
On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 03:55:49PM -0800, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 01/ 3/13 03:38 PM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > is there any particular reason we're still generating gz and bzip2?
> Because we're not hip enough to have replaced gz with xz like all the cool kids?
> Or because updating the automake flags in 200+ configure.ac scripts is not fun.
just played around with this a bit, looks like a the common code for
initialising the projects can be moved into a macro, as long as AC_INIT is
still in configure.ac. which is the project-specific part anyway.
So a common template could be
which would make adding options easier in the future. switching to xz,
changing/removing AM_MAINTAINER_MODE, etc.
note, I've only tested this on a simple test project, not across all xorg
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