I have a project that uses GNU autotools to build itself. I am trying to modify so that autotools generates all the non-versioned control files in a separate directory so that I can keep the source tree clean of temporary files. Anyone has any ideas how to do this ?
The autotools package has a lot of hard coded relative paths and names in it for a good reason. Your best option is to sum up the output and tag them as ignored in your revision control, e.g. in