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Re: Automake 1.6 info files

From: Eric Dorland
Subject: Re: Automake 1.6 info files
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 13:25:37 -0400
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* Alexandre Duret-Lutz (address@hidden) wrote:
> >>> "Eric" == Eric Dorland <address@hidden> writes:
> [...]
>  Eric> I've packaged automake-1.6, and the versioned binaries and
>  Eric> directories were a big help. But I'm a bit confused why the info files
>  Eric> are not versioned as well. Was this intentional, or were they
>  Eric> forgotten about? 
> I believe it was not intentional, but simply that nobody really
> cares.  The `*-1.6' binaries are here to help the people doing
> the transition to Automake 1.7 when it come out; not to help
> people stick to Automake 1.6 ad vitam aeternam.  So it doesn't
> make much sense documenting them.

Well is automake 1.7 special in some way? Or well it have versioned
binaries as well?

> [...]
>  Eric> Because right now I either have to split them out into
>  Eric> their own tiny package, or hack them myself to make them
>  Eric> versioned. Any ideas?
> What about renaming the info files from the old versions?

If it were that simple I wouldn't even complain :) But its a bit more
involved then that.

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