setting autoconf version?

Liam Foy liamfoy at
Sat Feb 7 09:04:47 PST 2004

Louis Munro wrote:

>On February 7, 2004 11:32 am, Liam Foy wrote:
>>According to Andy Fawcett this is a bogus error, but if you updated your
>>ports this morning
>>this should not be the case. Did you do a make deinstall on the old
>>autoconfs? did it error our?
>>Could you also show me %autoconf -V , output please?
>I did a pkg_deinstall on bothautoconf-2.13.000227_5 and  autoconf-2.53_1.
>I then did 
># cd /usr/ports/devel/autoconf && make all install clean distclean
>and that reinstalled 2.53
>Does it make a difference whether I do pkg_deinstall or make deinstall?
>Here is what you asked for:
># autoconf -V
>autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.53
>Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.
>Thanks for your help, I appreciate it.
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Andy Fawcett mentioned this has been fix, cvsup your kdevelop port, and 
kde3 etc
and maybe try again, he seems to think this problem is fixed now so give 
it a try, if not
write back.)


Liam J .Foy
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