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Re: Automake 2.50 migration strategy, as implemented

Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> writes:

> 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.

For now, it'll be like this.  When most packages should have been
converted to 2.50, I'll downgrade the Depends: to a Recommends:,
and we'll see what breaks.

This isn't what I *really* want to do, but it should lead to less
disruption, hopefully.
Peter Seebach on managing engineers:
"It's like herding cats, only most of the engineers are already
 sick of laser pointers."

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