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

Cyrille Lefevre clefevre-lists at
Sat May 15 08:05:02 PDT 2004

"Oliver Eikemeier" <eikemeier at> wrote:
> 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?

or even not referenced yet !

> 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.

you read in my mind, thanks.

Cyrille Lefevre.
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