devel/automake14 [was: FreeBSD ports which are currentlyscheduled for deletion]

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Sat May 15 05:11:19 PDT 2004

Michael Nottebrock wrote:

> On Saturday 15 May 2004 13:15, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
>>I suppose a version bump is needed somewhere ?
> I believe the new automake/conf ports are still stuck in testing on the exp 
> cluster. The 'legacy' versions of automake/autoconf have recently been 
> updated to the latest releases from their respective branches, so there's no 
> point in rushing things, also see the expiration date. ;-) 

Ahem, I guess the you could interpret the original question as: where is the
point of telling people to use automake18 (and setting an expiration date),
if this doesn't work?

Telling them the current tools suck, but the new ones are not stable (or not
available at all) will only drive developers away from using them.

my 2 eurocent.


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