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Re: Skip all version checks with autoconf?

From: Basin Ilya
Subject: Re: Skip all version checks with autoconf?
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2018 12:39:08 +0300
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For some reason the authors like to require the latest autotools version they 
have. That's wrong. They should require the lowest supported version.

25.08.2018 10:55, Paul Eggert пишет:
> Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> For the love of Christ, stop it with these useless version numbers.
> I've never been a fan of that version-number checking either, but this is no 
> way to advocate change.
> If you want the problem fixed, I suggest that you write a patch to the 
> Autoconf source code that fixes the problem. The patch should fix the 
> documentation too. If you don't have the technical expertise to do all that, 
> you can hire someone who does. In the meantime please bear in mind that this 
> is a volunteer project and we're stretched thin.
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