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Re: automake 1.5


barbier@linuxfr.org (Denis Barbier) writes:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 03:03:13PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Apparently automake is broken in sid, in that most packages are written
>> for automake 1.4, but automake 1.5 is in sid, and backwards compatibility
>> isn't considered a feature or a goal for automake. (See #114130, #114481,
>> etc)
> [...]
>> Comments? Problems with the above? Other issues?
> Hi,
> I am not sure this is a compatibility bug in Automake (FYI backward
> compatibility was a goal, contrary to Autoconf), it seems aclocal is not run
> before automake, which is the real problem.
> Now, I have no idea on the best way to deal with it.

If you switch to autoconf 2.50, you can run 'autoreconf --force':
it'll take care of running aclocal, autoconf, automake and autoheader
as appropriate.

- Hari
Raja R Harinath ------------------------------ harinath@cs.umn.edu
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