[sane-devel] How best to distribute the m4 directory?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 00:48:20 UTC 2009

Sounds good. Chris- can you coordinate with Olaf to do something
similar with sane's copy of ltmain?


On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Olaf Meeuwissen
<olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> writes:
>> [switching sane build system to autotools]
>> You (and others on this list) have more experience with these tools
>> than I, so I am willing to defer to your judgement. But watch out for
>> the sane-specific copy of libtool. We have some hacks in there to make
>> each sane backend's .so export symbols so that it can be linked
>> directly.
> The iscan sources include these changes as a patch to ltmain.sh and
> uses a little bootstrap script to apply it.
> I'd be happy to help out with converting the SANE build system to an
> autotool based one.  FWIW, iscan started out with SANE's build system
> and I've converted it to use autotools a few years ago.
> Hope this helps,
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