Build system changes

Julien ÉLIE julien at
Wed Nov 24 21:21:21 UTC 2021

Hi Russ,

> I made some progress on this but then I got distracted by work and other
> things, so I haven't been able to get to it for the past two weeks.  I am
> going to pick it up again, and should have time in the next month and a
> half to finish it.  (Hopefully sooner than that, of course.)

Ack, good luck!

>> - Remove or fix installation of signcontrol #28
>> => couldn't signcontrol just be moved to the "contrib" directory then? It
>> will no longer be installed by default and overwritten during a "make
>> update"
> I see that you did this and I agree with that

In fact, that was only at the stage of a comment in #28 for a future 
action, and still had not moved it to contrib.

> but also we could just drop
> it from the INN distribution entirely.  It's available via the pgpcontrol
> distribution also from ISC if anyone wants it, and I think the number of
> INN users who need to issue control messages is very small.  The number
> who both need that and who benefit from having it included in INN may be
> zero.

I totally agree.
I've now committed the removal.

Julien ÉLIE

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