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Re: GNU AutoGen Version 5.11.8/AutoOpts Version 35.0

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: GNU AutoGen Version 5.11.8/AutoOpts Version 35.0
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 17:01:28 -0800
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Woops.  I snafu-ed the release.
Please accept 5.11.8 in its stead.

On 03/07/11 14:05, Bruce Korb wrote:
> GNU AutoGen/AutoOpts is a two-part project that serves two separate
> purposes.  The two parts are combined because they are inextricably
> intertwined:
> AutoGen is a tool designed to simplify the creation and maintenance of
> programs that contain large amounts of repetitious text.  It is
> especially valuable in programs that have several blocks of text that
> must be kept synchronized.
> AutoOpts is both an example of that and a project in its own right.
> It is a very powerful configuration file, environment variable and
> command line option management tool consisting of a set of AutoGen
> templates and a run time library that nearly eliminates the hassle
> of managing, parsing and documenting program options.
> The self-referential example:
> New in 5.11.8 - March, 2011
> Here are the 'NEWS' entries since the last release
> * *Really* cope with Guile version number 2.0.
>   Some interfaces were "accidentally" removed between
>   version 1.9 and 2.0.
> * Option argument types of "time and date" have been added
>   to the current support for time duration arguments.
> AutoGen home:
> primary ftp:
> .tar.gz:
> bug reports:     autogen-users at the lists dot SourceForge net domain
> bug archive:
> maintainer:      Bruce Korb - bkorb at the usual GNU domain

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