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From "Sander Striker" <stri...@samba-tng.org>
Subject RE: cvs commit: apr/build config.guess config.sub
Date Mon, 19 Feb 2001 08:13:17 GMT
> > Um... how does this not infect the APR tree with the GPL?  My
> > understanding is that we can redistribute the *output* of GNU
> development
> > tools like this, but not the actual tools themselves.
>
> If we can't distribute this file, then we can't use autoconf/libtool.
> Like the file says, we need these files, because we are more portable than
> the GNU tools we rely on.

Simple workaround: contact the autoconf/libtool developers and ask
them to incorporate the changes. Explain to them that you will need to
drop autoconf otherwise and why.

Sander


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