[Maxima] Autoconf version?
Raymond Toy (RT/EUS)
raymond.toy at ericsson.com
Wed Aug 27 09:47:04 CDT 2008
Robert Dodier wrote:
> On 8/27/08, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> wrote:
>> According to the NEWS file, autoconf added the necessary AC_PROG_GREP macro
>> in 2.59c.
>> It would be nice if 2.60 were the minimum.
>> Also, I think this wouldn't be an issue if configure were checked in. Then
>> we'd just have to be sure to use a new enough version when configure is
> I'm not all that crazy about committing a 5000-line autogenerated file.
> I'd rather update autoconf.
I wasn't seriously suggesting that we do that. (But 5000 lines is
better than the 41000 line file for xemacs, that is checked in.)
But this does make maxima different from most other software that uses
configure. All other software that I've used includes configure, so I
don't have to run autoconf on it.
But since no one has complained about having to run bootstrap before
configuring, I see no reason to change.
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