Re: should automake1.6 "provide" automake?
Stefan Schwandter <email@example.com> immo vero scripsit:
> > unfortunately, old scripts using automake 1.5 WON'T WORK with
> > automake 1.6 - so it break everything.
> I haven't tested this extensively - but I know of at least one Makefile.am/configure.in
> written for automake 1.5 / autoconf 2.13 which _does_ work with
> automake 1.6 / autoconf 2.50, so this statement can't be true _in
> general_ :-)
The real statement is that one has to be very careful
about what to write for the scripts to work with automake 1.4/5/6.
Following what documentation says on each version does not
create a portable script.
You have to know what is accepted (although undocumented) in
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