automake 1.4 -> 1.8 ?

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Fri Apr 9 09:28:01 PDT 2004

On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Ade Lovett wrote:

> On Apr 09, 2004, at 08:41, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> > I am just at the point updating a port and have seen the note in
> > automake14 Makefile that it says one should use automake18 with the
> > beginning of 2005.
> >
> > But does not know about automake18 yet and thus
> > automatically marks the port as BROKEN when one tries to use
> > automake18.
> There is a pending update to break out all of the autotools gunk from
> to, which will be closely followed by an
> update to to handle any and all versions of
> libtool/autoconf/automake in the tree.
> The message is purely advisory at the moment.

Thanks for your response. Will there then also be a chance to run
aclocal and libtool ?

Currently it is not possible to call ${LIBTOOLIZE} after
patch-libtool and before run-autotools and run-autotools does not

aclocal still can be run from pre-configure I think.

Bjoern A. Zeeb				bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
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