Release process changes and a few other things

Mark Doliner mark at
Sun Jun 12 15:12:12 EDT 2011

On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 12:02 PM, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> On 06/12/2011 02:36 PM, Mark Doliner wrote:
>> * Get rid of NEWS.
> I believe 'make distcheck' will fail if we don't keep NEWS around.  We could, of
> course, stop making use of it.

I believe that passing the "foreign" option to AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE() in causes autoconf/automake to stop performing this check.


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