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Bug#242950: Please update libtool for GNU/k*BSD port.

Package: general
Severity: wishlist
Tags: sid

Hi there,

In order to support the porting efforts based on Glibc and kernels of *BSD
(GNU/kFreeBSD and GNU/kNetBSD), for which I'm the principal developer, we
need to update every package that uses libtool to version 1.5.2-1 or later.

I've filed wishlist bugs for this to a few specific packages, but the bulk
of libtool-using libraries in Debian is yet to be updated. Each maintainer
can help by doing either of these things (preferably both):

  - Update the libtool in your package. You can do that by running the
    following commands in the package source tree (Make sure you're using
    libtool 1.5.2-1 or later):

	libtoolize -c -f
	aclocal (-Im4 might be needed if there's an "m4" template dir)

    If your package uses a tar-in-tar system you'll have to run these
    commands on build time by other means. Particularly, if you use CDBS
    the DEB_AUTO_UPDATE_{LIBTOOL,AUTOMAKE,AUTOCONF} variables can help you.    

  - Ask upstream to update libtool in their next release. The upstream version
    of libtool supports GNU/k*BSD since version 1.5.2, so you can tell them
    to use any version equal or later than that for the update.

Thanks for your cooperation.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.25-1-k7

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