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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] update configury for Autoconf 2.68
From: Ralf Wildenhues (Ralf.Wildenhues_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-23 14:15:59


* Jeff Squyres wrote on Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 08:11:41PM CEST:
> On Sep 23, 2010, at 2:03 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>
> >> Is the call to AM_SILENT_RULES now moot because it's listed in AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE?
> >
> > Oh, just drop that hunk, that was leftover junk in my tree and isn't
> > really needed any more; I didn't mean to send it along.
>
> Is the silent-rules clause in AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE exactly equivalent to
> calling AM_SILENT_RULES?

Yes.

(The macro differs in that it also accepts an undocumented optional
argument to specify the default configure-time setting, but if you find
out and use it, some distributor people might get a bit annoyed ...)

> We already require AM 1.11.1 or higher -- so
> it might be a moot point to check to see if AM_SILENT_RULES is defined
> or not...

Indeed.

Cheers,
Ralf