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

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 08:17:35PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:

> 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.

If people are going to be updating the version of libtool used in their
packages, please upgrade to 1.5.2-*2* or later, so that we can eliminate
a few thousand gratuitious library dependencies in the process.

> 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)
> 	autoconf

>     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.    

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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