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Autoconf, config.in and configure in fileutils 4.1

From: f l
Subject: Autoconf, config.in and configure in fileutils 4.1
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2002 09:38:05 -0400

> >
> > A lot of work just to rebuild the existing package. And you will need
> > particular versions of the auto* tools in order to rebuild. They must
> > match what is expected in the *.am files and the configure.ac file. I
> > expect you don't have the right versions. I am sure Jim will jump in
> > with the correct versions needed. Fortunately for what you want you
> > don't need to rebuild the Makefiles or the configure script.
> Thanks for replying, Bob.
> I suggest that you use the latest test release of the
> new coreutils package. It includes numerous fixes that
> have been made since fileutils-4.1.
> ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/fetish/coreutils-4.5.1.tar.gz
> If you find it necessary to rerun tools like autoconf/automake,
> then read the README in that package:
> WARNING: If you modify files like configure.in, m4/*.m4, aclocal.m4,
> or any Makefile.am, then don't be surprised if what gets regenerated no
> longer works. To make things work, you'll have to be using appropriate
> versions of automake and autoconf. As for what versions are `appropriate',
> use the versions of
> * autoconf specified via AC_PREREQ in m4/jm-macros.m4
> * automake specified via AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE in configure.ac
> Usually it's fine to use versions that are newer than those specified.
> But note that automake-1.6.2 is *not* newer than 1.6b.
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Great thank.
Its just what I want to know.

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