--- a/lib/modes/Makefile.am
+++ b/lib/modes/Makefile.am
@@ -1,6 +1,4 @@
 ## Process this file with automake to produce Makefile.in
-
-AUTOMAKE_OPTIONS = foreign
 
 EXTRA_DIST = floor_all.h psych_44.h residue_44.h setup_11.h setup_32.h \
 	     setup_8.h psych_11.h psych_8.h residue_44u.h setup_16.h \