Pregenerated files: repo freeze and discourse

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Wed Aug 1 20:11:09 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 3:09 AM, Ralf Corsepius <ralf.corsepius at> wrote:
> It all condenses down into:
> - Make sure to have the nominal versions of the autotools in $PATH.
> - Make sure to have your Makefile.ins and configures in git.
> - After having run a toplevel ./bootstrap git diff must be empty.
>From where I sit this is not the case. I have updated tools (I think!)
and the git head, bootstrap -c then bootstrap then git diff gives me a
diff file containing 1751 lines. I don't even know where to start.
What is the "authoritative" versions of tools? How do I know when to
update my automake/conf? Who decides when to push changes to generated


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