[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [E-devel] automake 1.10 again

On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 15:41:27 -0500 Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> babbled:

> On Tuesday 31 October 2006 12:09, David Seikel wrote:
> > Most stick with
> > autoconf 2.59 and automenu 1.9, as they have been quite stable for a
> > long time.
> that's just being lazy :p
> the issue here isnt incompatibles, it's that older automake versions didnt 
> error out properly while newer (1.10+) automake's do
> that doesnt make the error any less of an error ... it just means people are 
> inclined to simply ignore it by forcing automake-1.9 instead of automake-1.10
> -mike

the problem is that the only sane solution (gettextize -f) brings with it the
requirement for interaction so you can't script the build from cvs - which is
incredibly painful for us devs.

------------- Codito, ergo sum - "I code, therefore I am" --------------
The Rasterman (Carsten Haitzler)    raster@rasterman.com
Tokyo, Japan (東京 日本)