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Re: Proposal for fixing automake (was Re: State of automake packages)

On Mon, 10 Jun 2002 02:21:32 -0400
Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org> wrote:

> > Really, a real solution would be to fixing things which build-depend on 
> > "automake" to depend on "automake1.6" or "automake1.4" or whatever.
> > 
> > Not dumping automake1.6 to be "automake".
> I'm not suggesting that at all. I'm just saying that /usr/bin/automake
> should be an alternative provided by the various automake
> packages. The automake 1.4 package would have the highest priority for
> now for the autobuilders.

"alternative" is not a good idea, because someone might try building 
packages with automake 1.6 when it is known to work only with
automake 1.4


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