multiple autoconf versions
jamesh at lanl.gov
Mon Nov 5 12:19:07 PST 2007
On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 19:48 +0000, Pollywog wrote:
> I am running FreeBSD 6.2 and I discovered that I have four versions of
> autoconf installed.
> autoconf-2.13.000227_6 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x
> autoconf-2.53_4 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms
> autoconf-2.59_3 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms
> autoconf-2.61_2 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms
> Should I remove any of them? I know that in Linux, having more than one
> version of autoconf can cause problems, but I am not certain of what to do
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Reading /usr/ports/UPDATING says that yes, you *can*, but whether you
*should* is another issue.
I had a machine, though, that was crapping out on portupgrades, for
which removing old versions of autoconf made things simpler to resolve.
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