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Re: Bug#353693: Looking for a autotools/libtool expert:Unnecessarily linked libraries

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Hi Frank,

> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> > But even after fixing this, tetex-bin seems to be using some obscure and
> > obsolete feature of autoconf 2.13 that replaces "ac_include $file" in
> > Makefile.in with the contents of that file in the output Makefile.  Seems
> > like this setup needs to be completely retooled for automake in order to
> > switch to modern autoconf...
> As I said in the original help-wanted ad, there's already an upstream
> tree that uses autoconf 2.59, maybe that could help.  But it also needs
> an autotools/libtool wizard.

Please point a mere Debian user (stable plus a bit of unstable) to how
he can get this reproduced (as simply as possible), i.e., how he can get
the source setup and where to look at then.

A wild guess without seeing any source would be that you want to use
AC_SUBST_FILE somehow.


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