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Re: Autoconf upgrade

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Thomas Lockhart <thomas(at)fourpalms(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Autoconf upgrade
Date: 2002-03-26 17:55:59
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%autoconf --version
autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.52
Written by David J. MacKenzie.

Copyright 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001
Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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On Mon, 11 Mar 2002, Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> Thomas Lockhart writes:
>
> > Hmm. I'd much rather be using a version which actually ships with some
> > distros. I've got 2.13 on my rather fresh Linux box. Anyone else getting
> > something later any time soon?
>
> Autoconf 2.13 is probably going to stay around for quite a while since a
> lot of projects are using it.  But it's dead and old (>2 years).
>
> We could argue about using 2.52 or 2.53.  2.52 is widely adopted, but if
> we're going to switch, why not use the latest stable release?  We are
> quite known for scolding people for using old releases of the software
> that we maintain.
>
> --
> Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net
>
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