Handling automake and autoconf versions
aeefyu at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 23:30:02 PDT 2004
How do I safely handle automake/autoconf versions built from ports??
Recently, some of my port builds (x11/kde3 specifically) failed
because automake and autoconf has been MOVED. Do I absolutely have to
wait for the maintainers to update the ports' Makefiles?
There are references to USE_AUTOCONF_VER=* and USE_AUTOMAKE_VER=*, but
unless I am mistaken, these are mainly useful for port maintainers
Can I override them safely, say .. modifying the Makefiles myself?
A "pkg_info -R autoconf\*" lists many versions of autoconf in my
system. Can I simply delete the unused ones? Same goes for "pkg_info
--- output follows:
[root at roxanne: ports] # pkg_info -R autoconf\*
Information for autoconf-2.53_1:
Information for autoconf-2.57_1:
[root at roxanne: ports] # pkg_info -R automake\*
Information for automake-1.5,1:
Information for automake-1.7.9_1:
Information for automake14-1.4.5_9:
More information about the freebsd-ports