[vlc-devel] Why does VLC source contain Makefile.in

Peter Tap ptrtap at yahoo.com
Sat May 23 00:22:23 CEST 2015

Thanks Rémi. The source tarballs does have a bunch of Makefile.in in them. However, I got my answer.


On Friday, May 22, 2015 12:59 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
Le 2015-05-22 10:02, Peter Tap a écrit :

> I am wondering if VLC already contains modules/Makefile.am, why does
> it package Makefile.in as well? We know running "configure" will
> generate this file anyway.

GNU/Automake does it. VLC has not included any Makefile.in ever since:

commit 6b3c854071c43c099f55c5c61731e59999239854
Author: Sam Hocevar <sam at videolan.org>
Date:   Sun Apr 15 04:19:58 2001 +0000

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