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Re: Libtool release plan

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Libtool release plan
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 13:03:43 +0200
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* Olly Betts wrote on Tue, May 16, 2006 at 11:28:41AM CEST:
> On 2006-05-16, Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Feel free, any kind of feedback is helpful.  Esp. we're looking for
> > packages that are broken by the new Autoconf, so that unintended
> > incompatibilities can be fixed before the release.
> I've tried it now.  I didn't have to modify any of the configure scripts
> at all.

Any self-grown or third-party macros that use exit(3) in compile tests?

> Otherwise everything seems much as before, except that some cross-builds
> give a warning when they can't find a suitably crossed fortran compiler
> and find a native one instead.

> The warning is rather daft because I don't have any fortran code in
> the project so I've no interest in what fortran compilers it can
> or can't find.  I guess it's libtool that's resulting in the configure
> probe for a fortran compiler, which is a long standing issue I believe.
> If that is meant to be fixed, something is going wrong.

That is meant to be fixed, so that is a bug: CVS HEAD Libtool should not
cause any Fortran tests unless you choose to.  Can I reproduce this
easily (maybe from the tarball link you posted earlier)?

> Anyway, I'll leave it bootstrapping with CVS autoconf and libtool for
> now, and update the versions from CVS periodically.

Great -- thanks!


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