__ in rpm macros

Michal Moskal malekith at pld-linux.org
Wed May 22 18:53:48 CEST 2002

Hmm.. I wonder why do we use __ in front of %{__make} and especially
%{__autoconf} and %{__automake}. In C prefixing __ to name means: "don't
touch, internal stuff". While in case of make it makes some sense (it
expands to /usr/bin/make itself and nothing more, in default setup at
least), but %{__automake} has several options. 

I guess it would be better to use %automake and %autoconf (and maybe

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