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Re: [PATCH] [4/14] Completes renaming of configure.in files to .ac
- From: "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich at suse dot com>
- To: "Michael Darling" <darlingm at gmail dot com>
- Cc: "GCC Patches" <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>,"Binutils" <binutils at sourceware dot org>, "GDB" <gdb-patches at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:43:04 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] [4/14] Completes renaming of configure.in files to .ac
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>>> On 17.07.15 at 06:26, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Which imported packages use configure.in? I'm happy to submit patches
> for those, too.
The answer to this may not even matter - consuming components
(like gcc is in respect to binutils) shouldn't assume only the newer
name is used: It should remain to be possible to build with older
versions. I.e. you always have to check for both .ac and .in when
looking for a file.