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Re: [PATCH 3/7] build: require Automake >= 1.11.6

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/7] build: require Automake >= 1.11.6
Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2012 21:55:49 +0200

Jim Meyering wrote:
> Erik Auerswald wrote:
>>> Good point.  Thanks.  I'm tempted to remove the build instructions from
>>> README-prereq, and instead to include my autotools-install script under
>>> script and referencing it.  WDYT?
>> I prefer written build instructions to a script. The script could be
>> offered as a help on distributions lacking current enough autotools.
> In that case, I'm happy to retain those instructions.
> I think Pádraig also liked them.
> Would one of you like to update README-prereq?

However, if no one likes that part of README-prereq enough to
update it, I'll be inclined to delete them, after all.
Right now they're inconsistent, and maintaining them
(along with the URLs in autotools-install) will be
a maintenance burden.

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