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Thu, 02 Nov 2006 06:41:41 -0700
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 11/2/2006 6:33 AM:
Hi Ralf, Bruno,
>> ! # (either installed with the same --prefix as Automake, or made accessible
>> ! # to aclocal's search path through $AUTOMAKE_PREFIX/share/aclocal/dirlist),
>> ! # and bleeding edge CVS snapshots of GNU Gnulib.
> But this isn't anything new, nor particularly tied to Libtool. If you
> need aclocal to find third-party macros, you must point it to them.
> By the way, M4's bootstrap script could just as well invoke
> libtoolize --ltdl=ltdl --install --copy --force
> and the above aclocal-related change would not be necessary. Why
> doesn't it do that?
At one point, it did. But I wondered why we were invoking libtoolize
prior to autoreconf, when autoreconf reinvokes libtoolize, and patches
were made to libtoolize and autoconf 2.60 to break that double invocation.
Maybe we should reinstate it?
Life is short - so eat dessert first!
Eric Blake address@hidden
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