[PATCH] Change autogen.sh scripts to respect NOCONFIGURE

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Fri Jun 8 13:59:55 PDT 2012

On Fri, 2012-01-06 at 10:18 -0500, Gaetan Nadon wrote:

> The latest thought is to have the util-macros package version check in
> the copy of autogen.sh in each module. This should not make it any more
> unpleasant than the current situation.
> Having read your comment, I would not make the XORG_MACROS_VERSION(1.17)
> change. In this transition period, older modules can be built with
> autoreconf & configure from git using a <= 1.16 xorg-macros.
> From a single module developer point of view, the autogen.sh is not
> needed to build from source. It's not part of the GNU build system
> architecture. It's a legacy script from the days where autoreconf did
> not exist and a handful of commands had to be submitted every time.

So, a few months later...any further thoughts on this?  Anything I can
do to help?

I know it's a trivial thing, but I've made a lot of progress in
standardizing the build-from-git across many modules in the stack now,
and X.org definitely stands out in sheer module count =)

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