Jeff King <> writes:

> On Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 04:25:58PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Yeah, modulo that the "defaults" is tracked and does not have to
>> have the dash before "include" (it is an error if it is missing,
>> no?).  It may want to be named with s/defaults/autodetect/, though.
>> > diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
>> > index e3e3cd5..c00fd32 100644
>> > --- a/Makefile
>> > +++ b/Makefile
>> > ...
>> > -endif
>> > -
>> > +-include config.mak.defaults
>> >  -include config.mak.autogen
>> >  -include config.mak
> Yeah, sorry, mindless copying on my part from the lines below. It
> clearly should not have the "-".
> I'm fine with something besides "defaults". I meant it to be "these are
> the config defaults before you tweak them", but yeah, it is more like
> "these are the config options we picked up from uname".

Let's put this on hold in the "possibly a good direction to go in"
pile, and defer it to post 1.8.0; I haven't even looked at (and do
not plan to before the release) these "auto-detect" bits are all
safe to be included in Makefiles in subdirectories.

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