Changing script

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at
Sun Sep 7 14:34:20 CDT 2008

Nikolay Sivov wrote:
> Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>> Nikolay Sivov wrote:
>>> Is there any way not to include a regenerated 'configure' script into
>>> a patch but be able to 'git fetch' it when it's changed remotely in
>>> repo?
>>> As I see there is no need to patch a 'configure' file in repository
>>> since it's always regenerated when '' changed.
>> Create two patches. One with changes to and possibly other
>> changes another with configure only. Of course you send only former to
>> wine-patch. Then if you version of automake matches to the one AJ
>> uses, git
>> rebase will automatically throw away the later patch for being already
>> applied upstream. Or you can always skip this patch during rebase.
>> Same applies to any other automatically generated files.
> So I first of all send the one with new and then second
> with regenerated configure (by mine autoconf).

No you don't need to send patches for any automatically generated files. So
that means you do not send patch with changes to configure. Just keep it in
your tree until your other patch(es) get committed.


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