automake port

Ade Lovett ade at
Fri May 28 14:55:47 PDT 2004

On May 28, 2004, at 14:48, Daniel Roethlisberger wrote:
> Yet all other automake/autoconf ports are marked deprecated already, 
> and
> they tell users to use automake18 / autoconf259 instead:


> How does that correlate with your statement that automake18/autoconf259
> should not be used/installed yet? Is it wise to mark those ports
> deprecated already, even though their replacement is not ready yet? Or
> did I miss something?

You missed the complexity of ports/66037, which we're currently testing 
right now.  We had hoped for the two steps (extract autotools from, clean up autotools stage 1) to be a little closer 
together, but various things conspired against us.


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