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Re: Libtool 1.4.3

From: Guido Draheim
Subject: Re: Libtool 1.4.3
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2002 18:58:21 +0200
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a new-feature release is the same work as a bugfix release?
ye kiddin'...

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
Wouldn't it be better to get libtool 1.5 out the door?  The resources
required to achieve a releasable product are similar and CVS libtool
already contains most of the fixes that would go into a 1.4.3.


On Tue, 8 Oct 2002, Bonzini wrote:

We sorely need a libtool 1.4.3 -- autoconf is consistently being blamed for
its brokenness and in general its portability is flaky on some systems (like

I don't have the time and knowledge to propose myself for libtool
maintainership, but I can trust people that do have this knowledge and put
together the patched versions from various vendors (including Red Hat,
Debian, and Mandrake), and post them to the Autoconf and/or Libtool mailing
lists for public scrutiny.

If the maintainer (who is it? the GNU machines say it is co-maintained by
Alexandre Oliva, Gary V. Vaughan and Robert Boehne) says it's ok, then it
will be released as 1.4.3; if it cannot be the `official' libtool 1.4.3, at
least there will be a place to download a single amended version and people
will stop complaining to the wrong mailing list.

To contribute, please send me patches that you are using for libtool 1.4.2
at address@hidden,
CCing address@hidden .

Paolo Bonzini

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