Next: , Previous: , Up: Build Infrastructure Files   [Contents][Index]

18.3 Programs for developing in Git checkouts

These are a couple of programs that help when developing in a Git checkout. The maintainer of the package copies these programs into the version control of the package, so that co-developers can use these tools right away.


This program manages the subdirectories of a Git checkout that come from other packages, including Gnulib.


This program manages the Git submodules, including Gnulib, and is also a wrapper around gnulib-tool and automake, that generates files from other files.
Note: Because this program mixes version control management and generation of files in non-obvious ways, it has a number of usability issues for the advanced developer.


This is the template configuration file. After copying it into your package, you need to customize it.


These are auxiliary files used by bootstrap. You don’t have to copy them yourself; bootstrap will do that.