Autoconf and Automake limitation in <>

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Mar 23 02:38:46 PST 2004

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 06:14:44PM +0800, Kevin Leung wrote:
> Hi
> I am porting a new program which requires autoconf258 or greater. I have 
> looked into <> and found that the devel autoconf version is 
> set to 257. I think we need to remove the 257 "barrier".
> Could somebody please look into that?

Already in progress.  Upgrading auto* ports are exceedingly difficult
because they are typically not backwards compatibile and therefore
break a lot of software.

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