[cairo] [PATCH] configure.ac: removing annoying change of INSTALL file

Liu Aleaxander aleaxander at gmail.com
Wed May 30 06:15:08 PDT 2012

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 30 May 2012 20:55:22 +0800, Liu Aleaxander <aleaxander at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From ed5beda9bb886619cee7ee7b85dce3215861aeb8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Yuanhan Liu <yuanhan.liu at linux.intel.com>
>> Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 20:42:00 +0800
>> Subject: [PATCH] configure.ac: removing annoying change of INSTALL file
>> Every time we run ./autogen.sh, the INSTALL file would be replace by
>> /usr/share/automake-1.11/INSTALL, which changes the file. This is very
>> annoying since it messes up the result of 'git diff' and git always
>> wants to commit it.
>> Declare it as foreign would fix this annoying issue. Since it's not a
>> GNU project, it makes sense to do so.
> Thanks a lot!

Welcome. I found I can't stand it any more thus I took some time to
figure it out today ;)

Yuanhan Liu

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