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Bug#563485: [liblouis-liblouisxml] update config.{sub,guess}?

Hi Samuel

Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> writes:
> The Debian avr32 porters told me that liblouis doesn't build because of
> old config.{sub,guess} files [1].  Could they be updated?
> [1]: http://bugs.debian.org/563485

Thanks for your report. I looked at the bug report and could imagine
that this is due to the fact that John (the maintainer of liblouis) uses
quite old versions of autotools when he builds the release. It could be
that the new version of liblouis (1.8.0) which uses gnulib in parts will
fix this problem, although it is still built with the same old
autotools. If the problem persists with version 1.8.0 I could try to
upload a tar ball that was built with a more modern version of the
autotools to the Google code page. However I would rather not have two
different versions of liblouis (the one built by John with old autotools
and the one built by me with relatively modern versions of the

Christian Egli
Swiss Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Grubenstrasse 12, CH-8045 Zürich, Switzerland

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