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authorDan Nicholson <>2008-03-07 12:04:17 -0800
committerDan Nicholson <>2008-03-10 12:36:57 -0700
commit460d25dca134c4d2e051803822aa82f35e832cdc (patch)
parentab5750f1437e9a83bad8ce786dfc6f9074be7831 (diff)
autoconf: Add from Xorg for easier setup from git
The defacto method to rebuild the autotools and run the generated configure is an script. It is much more discoverable than the custom `make configure' used here. The Makefile targets are still useful for creating tarballs, though. This is copied from Xorg.
2 files changed, 22 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/ b/
new file mode 100755
index 00000000000..19e5b55fcfa
--- /dev/null
+++ b/
@@ -0,0 +1,16 @@
+#! /bin/sh
+srcdir=`dirname "$0"`
+test -z "$srcdir" && srcdir=.
+SRCDIR=`(cd "$srcdir" && pwd)`
+if test "x$SRCDIR" != "x$ORIGDIR"; then
+ echo "Mesa cannot be built when srcdir != builddir" 1>&2
+ exit 1
+autoreconf -v --install || exit 1
+"$srcdir"/configure "$@"
diff --git a/docs/autoconf.html b/docs/autoconf.html
index 518f5d2d416..d0f91558b7d 100644
--- a/docs/autoconf.html
+++ b/docs/autoconf.html
@@ -43,9 +43,12 @@ configure script, type:
To see a short description of all the options, type <code>./configure
--help</code>. If you are using a development snapshot and the configure
-script does not exist, type <code>make configure</code> to generate it
-first. Once you have run <code>./configure</code> and set the options to
-your preference, type:
+script does not exist, type <code>./</code> to generate it
+first. If you know the options you want to pass to
+<code>configure</code>, you can pass them to <code></code>. It
+will run <code>configure</code> with these options after it is
+generated. Once you have run <code>configure</code> and set the options
+to your preference, type: