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Re: config.{sub,guess} proposal


>>>>> Jim Pick writes:

 JP> Part of the problem is that autoconf, automake, libtool, dejagnu
 JP> and other tools each provide their own versions of these files.
 JP> As a result, they get out-of-date and out-of-sync as the source
 JP> packages age.

Speaking from the libtool perspective, Per's recommendation is fine.

Currently, libtool only bundles these files because not all developers
want to install autoconf or automake to use libtool.  On a Debian
system, libtool's files should definitely defer to the most recent
ones from CVS.


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