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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NOTE: Intent to T&R 2.2.6 tomorrow
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:13:24 GMT
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:

> So what versions of autoconf and libtool should we
> be baselining for 2.2.x?
>

autoconf: 2.2.24 and 2.2.25 used autoconf 2.67
libtool: I guess I don't know how to check that.  Does it simply use the
apr libtool and have no need itself?  (That wouldn't make sense for pcre
AFAIK.)

>
> On Nov 12, 2013, at 3:33 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Nov 12, 2013, at 2:39 PM, Ben Reser <ben@reser.org> wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue Nov 12 11:25:57 2013, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > >> Oh yeah... I recall you had an issue with me building
> > >> because of potential issues with using a later, but
> > >> still 100% valid autoconf/libtool setup. I am not
> > >> going to downgrade just to build 2.2 so if that is
> > >> *really* a concern, backed-up by the PMC, then someone
> > >> else will need to RM.
> > >
> > > You don't need to downgrade at all.  Just build autoconf/libtool
> > > versions and install them in another dir.  Add that to the front of
> > > your path and off you go.
> >
> > Ugg. :)
> >
> > My reason to not downgrade isn't because of having
> > different versions but because ALL my testing and building
> > on my various machine is with the newer set. So all my
> > confidence on my voting is based on that toolset. Down-
> > grading throws an unknown factor into my process which
> > reduces my "trust" which was based on using a different
> > toolset.
> >
> > My 2 cents: Developers test the build on a wide variety of autotools
> anyway.  Looking at all the differences from one release tarball to the
> next is useful, but if autotools versions are jumping around then the bits
> generated from .m4/.in changes are somewhere inside an unreviewable mess.
>  If users didn't report an autotools-based problem before, they presumably
> won't now if the same versions are used.  (But 2 cents doesn't buy much,
> and I don't want to add any heat here.)
> >
> > --
> > Born in Roswell... married an alien...
> > http://emptyhammock.com/
>
>


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