autoconf update

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Thu Sep 16 20:32:19 UTC 2010

On 16/09/2010 19:17, Dmitry Marakasov wrote:
> * Dominic Fandrey (kamikaze at wrote:
>> Just out of curiosity, why a version bump because of a build
>> dependency?
>> I don't think an autoconf update should have an effect on any
>> /running/ software but build systems. And I don't see how rebuilding
>> all the software improves it.
>> This is not a criticism - I just think there is something I don't
>> understand and that worries me.
> I second the question. Revision bump seem absolutely unnecessary.

There was the sweeping commit reason in another thread.

But I don't really think it would have been a sweeping commit if
it weren't for the version bump.

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