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Re: [PATCH] {maint} Deprecate de-ansification support, it should go away

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: [PATCH] {maint} Deprecate de-ansification support, it should go away in automake 1.12
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 10:06:42 +0200
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Hi Bob.

On Thursday 16 June 2011, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Jun 2011, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> >>
> > Problem: it seems that there are few (and luckily only few) active packages
> > that still use the `ansi2knr' option:
> > 1. The latest version (8c) of the libjpeg implementation from IJG 
> > (Independent
> >    JPEG Group, <>); see the `' file from the
> >    archive <>
> I created most of the libjpeg build configury.  The official 
> maintainer (Guido Vollbeding) added the extra AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE 
> options.
> > So, maybe it would be worthwhile to directly inform the maintainers of the
> > packages mentioned above that still use de-ANSI-fication feature about its
> > oncoming deprecation and removal.  WDYT?
> If they do not hear about it, I am sure that they will learn once the 
> option stops working.
OK, then I'll save myself the trouble.


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