> > > Can you put the configure script in the wilytools. I have a Makefile > > > with things like "prefix = /opt/plan9" , a Makefile.in and no > > > configure* . > > > > Can the configure script be made with autogen/autoconf/automake etc? > > It probably should be in the distribution tarball, though. > > i have never seen the original configure script; i will have > to generate one, or serge should feel free to contribute one. :) Isn't it possible to extend the configure.in script in wily to deal with the tools if they are there? We have done something like that for a project, and it sort of worked, but it was a bit hacky. A probably nicer alternative would be to have a separate configure(.in) in the wilytools together with an AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS in wily's configure(.in) to let it run the wilytools configure if it's there. Axel.