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From Damitha Kumarage <damith...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Dealing with different versions of automake/atoconf
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 04:30:45 GMT
Hi,

Anuradha Ratnaweera wrote:

>On 12/6/05, Samisa Abeysinghe <samisa.abeysinghe@gmail.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Given your expertise in the GNU make system, do you have any idea if
>>we can make our configure.ac work across different versions of
>>automake/autoconf?
>>
>>Basically the problem is that PHP uses autoconf 2.13 and automake
>>1.5 (PHP make system complains if the versions are not 2.13/1.5)
>>
>>Ours make use of autoconf 2.59 and automake 1.9 (our make system
>>fails if versions are not 2.59/1.9)
>>    
>>
system fails if versions are not later that 2.59/1.9

>>Can we write our configure.ac to work in these different version on
>>auto tools?
>>    
>>
>
>I think the best option would be to find out the least common
>denominator between the two different tools combination and remove the
>version dependancy _completely_.  We don't have to be very much
>backword compatible for anything earlier than 2.13/1.5.
>
>What are the reasons to mandate 2.59/1.9?
>
>      Anuradha
>--
>http://anuradha-ratnaweera.blogspot.com
>http://www.linux.lk/~anuradha/
>
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