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Sat, 19 Jan 2008 05:53:00 -0600
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Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hi Gary,
> * Gary V. Vaughan wrote on Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 08:16:46PM CET:
>> I'm not convinced that this is the cleanest way to achieve this, but
>> in any case the equivalent is needed in order for 'make distcheck'
>> to pass with current libtool HEAD.
> Independently of this issue in Autoconf (well, really this *really*
> smart idea of the Apple devs), users of Autoconf 2.61 will have this
> anyway when they work with libtool. So how about you just go ahead with
> libtool using Autoconf 2.61 or whatever you used before, and if there is
> a couple more files to remove for distcheck to pass on your system, just
> put a workaround in libtool's Makefile.am. It's not like it's a big
> problem in practice if distcheck doesn't pass on all systems.
> That way we can take our time fixing this right in Autoconf.
> (Meaning, including a testcase that exposes this, testing before the
> next Autoconf release that the testsuite passes on your system, and
> trying not to break things more than necessary for GCC, which uses the
> undocumented macros _AC_COMPILER_EXEEXT and _AC_COMPILER_OBJEXT).
./configure; make; make check; make distcheck
Should work around the problem also (untested though).