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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Version of autoconf for releases?
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:17:51 GMT
On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Bojan Smojver <bojan@rexursive.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-02-07 at 17:00 -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>> Using the slightly patched tool(s) from Fedora seems like a pain for
>> others to reproduce exactly, whereas anyone can install autotools of
>> arbitrary versions on arbitrary non-Windows machines in just a few
>> minutes
>
> So, you want me to keep the vanilla libtool 2.2.4 (which is giving
> warnings) as well, or should I shoot for the current release (2.4.2),
> which will have those fixed?

I didn't intend to mix those separate issues ;)

Vanilla is better than vendor-patched so that others can quickly
reproduce the same results (IOW roll the next version without
introducing mysterious diffs in the generated files).

If 2.4.2 fixes issues when it is combined with 2.68, go for that.

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