autoconf update

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 17 01:15:58 UTC 2010


On 9/16/2010 3:35 PM, Anonymous wrote:
> Dominic Fandrey<kamikaze at bsdforen.de>  writes:
>
>> On 16/09/2010 19:17, Dmitry Marakasov wrote:
>>> * Dominic Fandrey (kamikaze at bsdforen.de) 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.
>
> My guess is to uncover *early* build failures that exp-run didn't catch.

We shouldn't use our users to beta-test infrastructure changes.

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