setting autoconf version?

Louis Munro louismunro at
Sat Feb 7 13:22:47 PST 2004

On February 7, 2004 11:43, Andy Fawcett wrote:

> > >On February 7, 2004 11:22 am, Louis Munro wrote:
> > >>I have
> > >>autoconf-2.13.000227_5, autoconf-2.53_1 and autoconf-2.57_1
> > >> installed concurrently. The problem is telling my system which one
> > >> to use as it defaults to 2.13.000227_5.
> > >
> > >Sorry, that should have read
> > >The problem is telling my system which one to use as it
> > >defaults to 2.53_1.
> > >I don't think it fundamentally changes anything but there it is...
> > >My mistake.
> > >
> > >Louis

> The problem here was in the kdevelop port. It should never have needed
> to call autofuck in the first place, and this has now been fixed.
> As to why it cannot find the correct version of autoconf, this is
> basically because the names of the autoconf binary is different from
> what the KDE stuff expects. We have autoconf257, but most Linux systems
> for example would have it as autoconf2.57 or maybe autoconf-2.57
> It's a PITA, and it would be nice if we had a full set of
> "compatibility" symlinks in the autotools ports.
> A.

Gotcha! My local cvsup server wasn't up to date this morning, so I cvsuped
from, then did a make clean in the /x11/kde3 port and now 
it's back on track again.
Thank you all guys, I'm a happy camper again...


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