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Re: Running (was: Re: elinks upgrade request)

On Fri, Jun 19, 2020 at 06:48:06PM +0000, nia wrote:
> In 99% of cases this is fine, and recommended for newer autoconf:
> pre-configure:
> 	cd ${WRKSRC} && autoreconf -fi

I think so too.

> Some times an (especially legacy) package might need a little extra,
> so you might need to run, then you might need an environment
> variable to stop it from running ./configure on its own, then there's
> the question to use ${CONFIG_SHELL}, ${SH}, or sh (autogen is nearly
> always a trivial script)...
> I don't think this matters much. Most packages don't need special casing
> and the required makefile bits are tiny. Those that do need special casing
> might not benefit from a central variable anyway...

I don't see much value in USE_AUTOGEN.

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