libtoolize in .bootstrap

Marc Glisse marc.glisse at
Sat Apr 30 10:31:57 CEST 2011

On Wed, 20 Apr 2011, Niels Möller wrote:

> Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at> writes:
>> .bootstrap mentions libtoolize as a FIXME, and it seems that at least
>> for me it would be better to remove from the repository and
>> add a libtoolize -c call in the sequence
> Makes sense to me (and it was most likely I who wrote that FIXME
> comment).

Feel free to revert the patch if it causes any trouble. It is a bit 
verbose, but it looks like there is no option to make it quieter without 
removing all warnings, which didn't feel safe.

I used -c (copy, not symlink it) because I assume .bootstrap is 
also used before making a release.

>> I know almost nothing about autotools so I don't want to touch
>> anything and break it.
> I think it's almost always a mistake to talk about "autotools" as a
> collective.

I believe that "I know nothing about autotools" is one case where it does 
make sense ;-)

Marc Glisse

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