version.h rebuild change in stable

Kevin J. McCarthy kevin at 8t8.us
Sat Jun 1 00:36:25 UTC 2019


On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 11:19:27PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
>On 2019-05-31 09:37:02 -0700, Kevin J. McCarthy wrote:
>> Of course, if anyone has an idea how to do this in a way that works 
>> portably, we can revisit.  But for now I consider their build issues 
>> more important than the minor convenience for developers.
>
>How about using AM_CONDITIONAL in configure.ac, setting a variable 
>GNU_MAKE when GNU Make is used (based on "make --version" output)?

That might be a workable idea.  I worry about making assumptions about 
the 'make' program that will be used, though.  It's possible the user 
will invoke another make program outside of the search path, in certain 
environments.  Or am I just being too paranoid... :-)

-- 
Kevin J. McCarthy
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