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Re: Moving the autoconf archive to Red Hat

From: Christopher Faylor
Subject: Re: Moving the autoconf archive to Red Hat
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 13:18:24 -0500
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On Fri, Dec 01, 2000 at 09:51:23AM -0800, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>--- Christopher Faylor <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 01, 2000 at 05:14:25PM +0100, Peter Simons wrote:
>> >Hi everybody,
>> >
>> >due to a change of jobs, I am losing access to -- the
>> >current home of the autoconf macro archive. I could in fact move the
>> >archive to some other site (, but I wonder whether it
>> >wouldn't be smarter to use the oportunity to host the autoconf archive
>> >somewhere on <>.
>> >
>> >Would it be possible to create a CVS repository to which I'd have
>> >remote access to? I have all macros under CVS control, including a
>> >makefile that will convert them to HTML and create the web server on
>> >the fly. All that I need is "make", "perl" and some ISO C++ compiler,
>> >e.g. gcc 2.95.
>> I'm happy to do this (I'm one of the site administrators for
>>, but wouldn't it make more sense to move things to
>>  That's where the current repository is located,
>Don't get confused here, Chris.  Peter is not talking about autoconf itself but
>a repository of m4 macros that he has collected from contributors that are not
>included with autoconf.

I'm aware of this.  I thought it might be best to keep the macros close
to the actual repository as long as we were thinking about moving them.

But, I would be happy to set up a repository, regardless.


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