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Re: svn commit: r37766 - in trunk: . build

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <Arfrever.FTA_at_GMail.Com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 15:59:41 +0200

2009-05-18 15:42:15 Stefan Sperling napisaƂ(a):
> On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 04:56:46PM -0700, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> > Author: arfrever
> > Date: Sun May 17 16:56:46 2009
> > New Revision: 37766
> >
> > Log:
> > configure.ac requires Autoconf >=2.58, but build/buildcheck.sh doesn't allow
> > Autoconf 2.58, so require Autoconf >=2.59.
>
> That script (which I never used or knew about, it is important?)

It is called by autogen.sh.

> seems to require autoconf >= 2.50 expect 2.58.
>
> ac_version=`${AUTOCONF:-autoconf} --version 2>/dev/null|sed -e 's/^[^0-9]*//' -e 's/[a-z]* *$//' -e 1q`
> if test -z "$ac_version"; then
> echo "buildcheck: autoconf not found."
> echo " You need autoconf version 2.50 or newer installed."
> exit 1
> fi
>
> ...
>
> if test "$ac_version" = "2.58"; then
> echo "buildcheck: autoconf version 2.58 found."
> echo " This version of autoconf is broken. Please install at"
> echo " least autoconf 2.59 or downgrade to version 2.57 which"
> echo " is known to work."
> exit 1
> fi
>
> Why do we really need to drop support for these older versions?

We wasn't supporting older versions since r26970.

-- 
Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

Received on 2009-05-18 16:00:09 CEST

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