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automake-1.16.2.tar.xz and automake-1.16.3.tar.xz

About: GNU Automake is a Makefile generator (input Makefile.am, output Makefile.in; intended for use with autoconf).

README  (automake-1.16.2.tar.xz):README  (automake-1.16.3.tar.xz)
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(and there are indeed a lot of such tests). (and there are indeed a lot of such tests).
* Use $ACLOCAL, $AUTOMAKE, $AUTOCONF, $AUTOUPDATE, $AUTOHEADER, * Use $ACLOCAL, $AUTOMAKE, $AUTOCONF, $AUTOUPDATE, $AUTOHEADER,
$PERL, $MAKE, $EGREP, and $FGREP, instead of the corresponding $PERL, $MAKE, $EGREP, and $FGREP, instead of the corresponding
commands. commands.
* When you want to redirect the output from a make invocation, use the * When you want to redirect the output from a make invocation, use the
'run_make' function rather than calling $MAKE directly. Not only is 'run_make' function rather than calling $MAKE directly. Not only is
this more idiomatic, but it also avoid possible spurious racy failures this more idiomatic, but it also avoid possible spurious racy failures
when the make invocations in the testsuite are run in parallel mode when the make invocations in the testsuite are run in parallel mode
(as with "make check AM_TESTSUITE_MAKE='make -j4"'). (as with "make check AM_TESTSUITE_MAKE='make -j4'").
* Do not override Makefile variables using make arguments, as in e.g.: * Do not override Makefile variables using make arguments, as in e.g.:
$MAKE prefix=/opt install # BAD $MAKE prefix=/opt install # BAD
This is not portable for recursive targets (with non-GNU make, This is not portable for recursive targets (with non-GNU make,
targets that call a sub-make may not pass "prefix=/opt" along). targets that call a sub-make may not pass "prefix=/opt" along).
Instead, use the 'run_make' function, which automatically uses Instead, use the 'run_make' function, which automatically uses
the AM_MAKEFLAGS to propagate the variable definitions along to the AM_MAKEFLAGS to propagate the variable definitions along to
sub-make: sub-make:
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