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Re: [PATCH] distro: automake: Update to 1.12.6

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] distro: automake: Update to 1.12.6
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:04:06 +0100
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Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> Am Donnerstag, 3. Januar 2013 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
>> No: Autoconf/Automake/Libtool have the advantage of /not/ being
>> prerequisites for building packages that use them.
> You mean that the output of the autotools is independent of their version 
> (assuming that a recent enough version is used so that all macros are 
> understood)?

Right, it’s not independent of the autotools that were used.

What I meant is that an autotools-generated tarball contains a build
system whose sole requirement is a Bourne shell and a POSIX make.


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