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Re: Automake 2.50 migration strategy, as implemented

On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 12:06:00PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Sun, 27 May 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> >...
> > Please, just accept that it'll be special cased (along with a bunch of
> > other things). It's time to stop worrying about the niceties and start
> > making things work.
> The "special case" will e that autoconf will depend on autoconf2.13 which
> requires no special treatment in the autobuilders.

That requires no special treatment for the half-dozen or so autobuilders.  
It does require special work on the part of dozens (hundreds?) of 
users --- those who want to use autoconf-2.50 ONLY.

How is that a rational trade-off?


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