HEADS UP: First round of autotools changes completed

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sun Mar 14 00:20:22 PST 2004

On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 10:18:29PM -0800, Ade Lovett wrote:
> With the lil' ol' commit earlier, please note that the following
> variables have been put into a de-orbit burn sequence lasting no longer
> than June 1st 2004, at which point, attempted use of them will result in
> a port getting a helpful BROKEN tag:
> ie: the version number now has to be explicitly specified.
> With the new bsd.autotools.mk around the corner, there will be further
> changes across the tree as a lot of things get compressed into a single
> USE_AUTOTOOLS variable, allowing combination of build/lib/run
> dependencies, configuration, and environmental settings, cleaning up a
> large number of hacks currently in the tree.

Can you add a note to the CHANGES file about the change you have just made?

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