Subject: Re: [libssh2] indent mini script

Re: [libssh2] indent mini script

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 16:07:39 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 7 Aug 2007, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> Can't we use a make target for this, rather than a script? I'm thinking
> 'make indent'.

Yeah, sure. But I don't think people will use it uncondionally on a lot of
source files very often so it will make more sense to be used like
"./ mynewfile.c" or similar.

> Really my concern is that there are now several scripts in the top-level
> directory; maketgz, get_ver.awk, buildconf.. That feels somewhat messy to
> me, although I may be over-pedantic. Should we move those to a build-aux/
> sub-directory?

Yeah, we could or perhaps should. Feel free to clean up.

> is there a reason for using the buildconf script rather than the recommended
> 'autoreconf --install'?

Recommended by who/what? I've never seen nor used autoreconf! I personally
don't care much what we call the script, I just picked a name I use in a few
other projects.

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