darcs patch: add README to warn about autoreconf

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Tue Jun 12 19:11:24 EDT 2007

On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 02:26:36PM -0600, cdsmith at twu.net wrote:
> Fri Jun  1 11:55:27 MDT 2007  cdsmith at twu.net
>   * add README to warn about autoreconf
> New patches:
> [add README to warn about autoreconf
> cdsmith at twu.net**20070601175527] {
> addfile ./README
> hunk ./README 1
> +To build this package using Cabal directly from darcs, you must run
> +"autoreconf" before the usual Cabal build steps (configure/build/install).
> +autoreconf is included in the GNU autoconf tools.  There is no need to run
> +the "configure" script: the "setup configure" step will do this for you.

This is really up to Christopher as the regex-posix maintainer, but we
should probably try to be consistent between Cabal packages here, i.e.
this sort of thing ought to be in the same place in any Cabal darcs

I don't think README is the best name, as some Cabal packages will want
to put README into the source tarball. Perhaps README.darcs?

Incidentally, regex-posix gives TextRegexLazy at personal.mightyreason.com
as its maintainer but "darcs send" goes to libraries at haskell.org; is
that what you want to happen, Christopher?


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