[PATCH] clarify bootstrap-vs-autoreconf usage

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Tue Mar 3 01:42:04 UTC 2015

* README-hacking: Tell people to run ./boostrap.
 README-hacking | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README-hacking b/README-hacking
index d2dfdd3..16d12c0 100644
--- a/README-hacking
+++ b/README-hacking
@@ -2,8 +2,9 @@ Requirements
 If you use the GIT version of strace there will be some files missing
 that you need to build strace.  These files are generated by tools from
-the GNU Autoconf and Automake packages.  You need recent versions, which
-provide the `autoreconf -i' command that will do everything you need.
+the GNU Autoconf and Automake packages.
+Note: rather than run `autoreconf' directly, use the `./bootstrap' script.
 No more ChangeLog file

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