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Re: [PATCH] [RFC] Require Autoconf >=2.58

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever.fta_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-04 21:09:28 CEST

2007-10-03 21:37:33 Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis napisał(a):
> 2007-09-30 11:30:56 Max Bowsher napisał(a):
> > Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I would like to propose to increase Autoconf version requirement to >=2.58.
> > > Autoconf 2.58 was released on 2003-11-04 ([1]), so probably everybody has this
> > > version or newer.
> >
> > I am in favour of this. I doubt that we've actually been testing to make
> > sure that we comply with our current declared requirement of >=2.50, and
> > I don't think that there's any value in attempting to maintain extreme
> > compatibility for a dependency only required for running ./autogen.sh .
>
> So you could anybody commit this simple patch?
> Apparently nobody is against it.

I'm attaching the updated version of this simple patch.

[[[
Require Autoconf >=2.58 and replace some deprecated Autoconf macros with not
deprecated ones.

* configure.in
  (AC_PREREQ): Require Autoconf >=2.58.

* configure.in
* build/ac-macros/apache.m4
* build/ac-macros/java.m4
* build/ac-macros/neon.m4
* build/ac-macros/serf.m4
* build/ac-macros/sqlite.m4
* build/ac-macros/svn-macros.m4
* build/ac-macros/swig.m4
* build/ac-macros/zlib.m4
  Replace uses of AC_HELP_STRING with AS_HELP_STRING.

* build/ac-macros/apache.m4
* build/ac-macros/berkeley-db.m4
* build/ac-macros/find_apr.m4
* build/ac-macros/find_apu.m4
* build/ac-macros/sasl.m4
  Use AS_HELP_STRING.

* build/ac-macros/berkeley-db.m4
  Replace use of AC_TRY_RUN with AC_RUN_IFELSE and AC_LANG_SOURCE.

* build/ac-macros/svn-macros.m4
  Replace use of AC_TRY_COMPILE with AC_COMPILE_IFELSE and AC_LANG_PROGRAM.

Patch by: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever.fta@gmail.com>
]]]

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Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

Received on Thu Oct 4 21:14:13 2007

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