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Re: Autoconf 2.50

Gordon Sadler <gbsadler1@lcisp.com> writes:

> Seeing autoconf 2.50 in unstable today prompts this message. My
> understanding is 2.50 will not work out-of-the-box with 2.13
> configure.in's.

It seems to me that there's in fact quite a bit of
backward-compatibility code in autoconf 2.50.  If it turns out
that this isn't good enough for a lot of packages, then I'll
revert autoconf to 2.13 and put out a new autoconf-2.50 package.
"A computer is a state machine. 
 Threads are for people who cant [sic] program state machines."
--Alan Cox

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