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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] update configury for Autoconf 2.68
From: Ralf Wildenhues (Ralf.Wildenhues_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-24 13:32:03


* Jeff Squyres wrote on Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 03:26:46PM CEST:
> On Sep 23, 2010, at 2:15 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> >> Is the silent-rules clause in AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE exactly equivalent to
> >> calling AM_SILENT_RULES?
> >
> > Yes.
>
> Weird -- when I do this:

> -AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([foreign dist-bzip2 subdir-objects no-define 1.10 tar-ustar])
> +AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([foreign dist-bzip2 subdir-objects no-define 1.11 silent-rules tar-ustar])
>
> -# If Automake supports silent rules, enable them.
> -m4_ifdef([AM_SILENT_RULES], [AM_SILENT_RULES([yes])])
> -

> I do not get silent rules behavior -- I still get the old verbose behavior. This is with:

Ah, yes, you are exactly right of course, and I was hurrying and reading
the code wrong. With the 'silent-rules' option, the user still needs to
pass --enable-silent-rules to configure. IOW, the default is different.

Cheers,
Ralf