[Fedora-packaging] PackagingDrafts/AutoConf

Braden McDaniel braden at endoframe.com
Thu Oct 16 06:43:49 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 09:39 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 02:57 -0400, Braden McDaniel wrote:


> >   I wouldn't want someone who needs to
> > patch Makefile.[am/in] to wind up regenerating configure--that's silly.
> It's not that silly, because newer automake/aclocal's require newer
> autoconf's.

Good point; but automake isn't terribly aggressive about this.  For
instance, I don't think automake 1.10 depends on any autoconf
features/fixes past 2.59.  In general, I think one is better off using
the packaged configure until it breaks.

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