Title: #268: Build system must regenerate file when template changes
I already described problems with `AC_CONFIG_FILE` in
https://github.com/freeipa/freeipa/pull/251#issuecomment-261470338 a week ago,
including envisioned move from `AC_CONFIG_FILE` to `Makefile.am`.
Please propose a solution which does not have problems mentioned in
https://github.com/freeipa/freeipa/pull/251#issuecomment-261470338 so we can
For the record, this sed replacement is nothing unusual. The sed replacement is
what [Autoconf v2.69 manual chapter 4.8.2 Installation Directory
recommends and is already used all over the place in the build system (init
directory, daemons/ipa-otpd, and elsewhere).
It is pitty that you did not comment on envisioned direction a week ago, nor a
three days ago when first version of this PR was published.
See the full comment at
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