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From: Brian Barrett (brbarret_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-07 14:38:35


Probably means this was a problem in some ancient version of our
environment and it never got changed. It looks reasonable, so I'll
make it so. Which platforms will barf with the './config'? Trying
to figure out which branches this needs to be committed to...

Thanks,

Brian

On May 6, 2006, at 6:29 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> A very minor nit in OpenMPI, concerning autotools: I think it's
> better to specify the arguments to AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR and _MACRO_DIR
> without leading "./", since if those name end up in Makefile targets,
> BSD make won't have problems with VPATH lookup. (Maybe this should be
> noted in the Autoconf documentation.)
>
> Conversely, if that has been done on purpose, say, to fix some issue,
> then I'd like to know about it. FWIW, it's present in LAM as well.
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
>
> Index: configure.ac
> ===================================================================
> --- configure.ac (revision 9831)
> +++ configure.ac (working copy)
> @@ -33,8 +33,8 @@
> [m4_normalize(esyscmd([config/ompi_get_version.sh VERSION
> --base]))],
> [http://www.open-mpi.org/community/help/], [openmpi])
> AC_PREREQ(2.58)
> -AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR(./config)
> -AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR(./config)
> +AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR(config)
> +AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR(config)
>
> # Get our platform support file. This has to be done very, very
> early
> # because it twiddles random bits of autoconf
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