Problems with USE_AUTOMAKE_VER variable

Ade Lovett ade at
Sun Apr 4 14:50:26 PDT 2004

On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 22:37:48 -0800
Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> No, there are still ports broken: apr, apr-thread and php-gtk.

apr and php-gtk have been reverted, at least for the WANT->USE autotools
stuff.  I don't see an "apr-thread" in the tree.

The newer version of, which needs to go in almost
immediately after the split, which fixes a few bugs, brings in support
for autoconf259/automake18 (well, any version actually), and a
USE_LIBLTDL flag instead of a direct dependency on devel/libltdl, can be
found at:

With that, rather than get involved in yet another pointless flamewar,
consider this notice of an (at least) 1-month sabbatical from me, whilst
I decide whether or not its worth putting up with the armchair generals,
who could do a whole lot of good by converting ports away from anything
but the newest libtool/autoconf/automake.

Feel free to (as someone else so aptly put it), screw around with
ade at tagged ports in my absence.

Happy trails.


Ade Lovett.
"We are here to preserve democracy, not practice it."
		-- Gene Hackman, 'Crimson Tide'

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