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Re: [bug-inetutils] src/ layout

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] src/ layout
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 12:33:03 -0400

   > Notice also that there is a difference between core- and
   > inetutils: our configure.ac gives installer a possibility to
   > build only a subset of all utilities. The current implementation
   > of this is suboptimal, as it was written back ago when Automake
   > did not support DIST_SUBDIRS.  The latter would greatly simplify
   > it, but it relies on each utility residing in its dedicated
   > subdirectory.

   I'm curious if anyone actually uses that functionality.  I suspect
   that having switches for just clients / daemons / system tools
   would be enough to cover every reasonable use case.

I'm more infavour of removing the whole switch mess... But I suspect
people would lynch me for that ;-)

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