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GIT-INFO: suggest using autoreconf instead of buildconf following 85868537d #7033

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@starrify starrify commented May 8, 2021

A minor change to resolve the conflicts in documentations.

Someone that is new to this project may, as I earlier did myself, start from docs/ and observe these lines:


Lines 22 to 26 in 1763ace

## Building from git
If you get your code off a git repository instead of a release tarball, see
the `GIT-INFO` file in the root directory for specific instructions on how to

Then in GIT-INFO there are:


Lines 13 to 18 in 1763ace

To build in environments that support configure, after having extracted
everything from git, do this:

However ./buildconf has been obsoleted as part of 8586853:


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echo "*** Do not use buildconf. Instead, just use: autoreconf -fi" >&2
exec ${AUTORECONF:-autoreconf} -fi "${@}"

Therefore this PR attempts to update GIT-INFO to have the recommended approach.

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