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Re: [bug-gnulib] minimum autoconf version

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] minimum autoconf version
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 17:30:05 +0200
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Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> AC_DATAROOTDIR_CHECKED does not only turn off the warnings, but also the
> safeguard substitutions.  Which is why there is a recommendation to only
> use it after a package audit for datarootdir.  Setting the macro with
> gettext-0.14.x will break packages.

OK, so we have to tell the users clearly:

  autoconf-2.60 works fine with gettext < 0.15 as long as you accept the
  warnings. Trying to use AC_DATAROOTDIR_CHECKED with gettext < 0.15
  will not work!

I'm now rushing to get gettext-0.15 out of the door...

> Automake-1.10 will require Autoconf-2.60.

This too is very important to know about.


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